The Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic board certified, fellowship trained hand and upper extremity surgeons bring together many years of experience to diagnose, manage and correct various conditions which can literally run from the fingertips to the elbow.
Treatment of the hand, wrist and elbow is a highly specialized field that deals with a broad set of conditions and symptoms. Many of these hand, wrist and elbow conditions are treated with non-surgical approaches such as medications, injections, and our on-site hand therapy department; however, when hand surgery is indicated, advanced procedures are performed on an outpatient basis and without a hospital stay.
Our hands serve many purposes, and when there is a problem it is very difficult to function. The Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic hand surgeons, Dr. Harrison Tuttle, Dr. Scott Wein, Dr. Joseph Schreiber and Dr. Edward Jernigan are trained to care for these issues with and without surgery. The Raleigh Orthopaedic hand surgeons work closely with our on-site Certified Hand Therapists to treat a wide variety of conditions utilizing conservative alternatives in order to ensure our patients receive the most appropriate care for their hand condition.
The Raleigh Orthopaedic Hand Surgeons commonly treat the following hand conditions including:
Wrist injuries can happen suddenly, as in a fall, or from wear and tear from everyday activity. The Raleigh Orthopaedic wrist surgeons work closely and communicate regularly with our on-site Certified Hand Therapists to monitor the patients’ progress to ensure our patients receive the most appropriate care for their wrist condition.
The Raleigh Orthopaedic Wrist Surgeons commonly treat the following wrist conditions including:
The elbow is a complex joint that allows you to perform pushing and pulling movements and to rotate your forearm. Elbow pain can be caused by injury or strain to the bones in your elbow joint, the surrounding muscles or tendons, which attach the muscles to the bones. The Raleigh Orthopaedic elbow surgeons work closely with our on-site Certified Hand Therapists to treat a wide variety of conditions using conservative alternatives in order to ensure our patients receive the most appropriate care for their elbow condition.
The Raleigh Orthopaedic Elbow Surgeons commonly treat the following elbow conditions including:
- Tendon problems such as tennis elbow, acute sports injuries and tendon lacerations
- Bicep tendon ruptures
At Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic our physicians and staff are recognized as leaders and innovators in the field of orthopaedics. The Raleigh Orthopaedic hand and upper extremity surgeons regularly develop content designed education our patients with timely orthopaedic content