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Hand & wrist

Hand and wrist problems can have a huge impact on your life

We rely on our hands every day for almost every activity, from threading a needle, to throwing a ball, to holding those you love Unfortunately, repetitive movements, arthritis, and trauma can take its toll, leading to debilitating pain and stiffness. The hand and wrist specialists at Novant Health UVA Health System can relieve your pain and restore your strength. We have the training and skills to treat all types of hand and wrist conditions, including:

  • Arthritis (rheumatoid or osteoarthritis)
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Chronic wrist pain
  • Dupuytren’s contracture (thickening of tissue in palm)
  • Dislocation
  • Fracture
  • Trauma
  • Joint reconstruction
  • Ligament and tendon repair
  • Nerve damage
  • Sports injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger (or locking) finger
  • Work-related injuries

After discussing different options, our physicians will design customized treatment plans based on your individual needs. Non-surgical treatments are utilized when appropriate, but when surgery is necessary, Novant Health UVA Health System offers the most-advanced techniques available.

Our patient support staff will work with you to keep you informed throughout your course of treatment. If you need them, our rehabilitation teams will provide physical therapy to help you return to your best possible quality of life.