Hand & Upper Extremity

Almost everything we do in our lives involves our hands, wrists, and elbows. When you have a problem involving these bones and muscles, you want and need relief as quickly as possible.

Whether your discomfort results from arthritis, a bad fall, a sports injury, or a repetitive motion condition, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, Carilion Clinic's expert team will work closely together to give you the treatment you need to get you back on track as quickly as possible.

We individualize treatment for every patient. Depending on your symptoms, your treatment plan may involve any combination of medications, injections, therapy, or surgery. If a procedure is necessary, you can feel confident that Carilion's highly trained surgeons use the most advanced, minimally invasive techniques. This means you can expect a positive outcome with a faster recovery time. More than likely, you will be treated on an outpatient basis, and can return to the comforts of home without a hospital stay.

Conditions treated by our Hand and Upper Extremity specialists include:

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Arthritis
  • Tendonitis
  • Nerve injuries
  • Ligament disruptions
  • Sprains
  • Fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Tumors

Minimally invasive procedures performed include:

  • Joint replacement of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand
  • Post-traumatic reconstruction
  • Microvascular reconstruction