Hand & Wrist Care

The hands and wrists are made up of many bones, providing ample opportunity for injury. Fortunately, the board-certified and fellowship-trained specialists of Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute can help you achieve pain relief and improve mobility in your hand or wrist.

Common Hand and Wrist Conditions

Our hand and wrist specialists diagnose and treat a variety of conditions, including:

  • Arthritis
  • Tendonitis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Trigger finger
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Fractured hand or wrist
  • Dupuytren’s contracture (also known as Dupuytren’s disease)
  • Nerve compression
  • Joint dislocation
  • Soft tissue masses
  • Nerve lacerations and tendon lacerations

Hand and Wrist Treatment Options

Depending on your diagnosis, your customized treatment plan may include:

  • Occupational therapy
  • Hand therapy (performed by a certified hand therapist, or CHT)
  • Immobilization (braces, splints or casts)
  • Antibiotics
  • Arthroscopy
  • Anti-inflammatories
  • Draining of cysts
  • Epidural injections and steroid injections
  • Surgery

For appointments and information about our hospital services, please call 913-319-7633.

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