The human hand and wrist are wonderfully elaborate and complex. Because of this complexity, many types of injuries can occur most of which can be managed without surgery. Some of the most common problems that we manage are listed below:
Dr. Mark N. Perlmutter
Chief of Hand, Wrist & Elbow Services
While this list is only a few of the injuries to the hand and/or wrist that may need surgery, all of these should be seen by a medical professional. The goal of surgery is to restore function, decrease the chance of re-injury, and minimize pain.