Hand and Upper Extremities Specialist - Allentown, Bethlehem and Lehighton, PA

Hand and Wrist Fractures, Sprains, and Other Injuries

Our hands and upper extremities are one of the most important and complex parts of our bodies, allowing us to communicate and function in the world. They are also extremely vulnerable to damage from injuries, overuse, and numerous degenerative conditions, such as arthritis and carpal tunnel syndrome.

OAA’s fellowship-trained physicians have years of experience in minimally invasive surgical and non-surgical techniques. Contact us to discuss treatment options for any and all of your hand and upper extremity issues. 

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Specialists - Hand and Upper Extremities

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Allentown Office
Bethlehem Township Office
Lehighton Office
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FAQs on Hand and Upper Extremities

Which Hand and Upper Extremity Conditions Do You Treat?

Some common hand and upper extremity conditions treated by our team of specialists include:

Injury Related:

  • Hand and wrist fractures
  • Hand and wrist sprains
  • Dislocations
  • Boutonniere Deformity
  • Tendon injuries

Non-Injury Related:

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendonitis in the hand or wrist
  • Trigger Finger
  • Past hand surgery
  • Arthritis of the wrist and hand
  • Ganglion cysts

How Do You Treat Hand and Upper Extremity Conditions?

Surgical options vary widely depending on the specific nature and severity of the condition. However, common treatment options include: 

Non-surgical treatment options can include any one or combination of the following:

  • Physical or occupational therapy
  • Cortisone injections
  • Anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDS)
  • Steroids
  • Applying heat or ice
  • Stretching
  • Rest