Hand Structure & Function
1Our hands serve many purposes. Hands help us eat, dress, write, earn a living, create art, and do many other activities. To do these activities, our hands require sensation and movement, such as joint motion, tendon gliding, and muscle contraction. When a problem takes place in the hand, care must be given to all the different types of tissues that make function of the hand possible.
The HANDS – We employ them as marvelous sophisticated instruments of flexibility and strength, and when they are damaged, we anguish.
Hand Injuries and Disorders
2The physicians at Advanced Hand & Plastic Surgery Center are dedicated solely to the diagnosis, treatment and care of hands, wrist and upper extremity injuries, deformities and disorders. Our goal at Advanced Hand & Plastic Surgery Center is to diagnose and treat hand problems before it becomes debilitating.
Frequently Asked Questions
3The hand is so complex that seeing a specialist yields the best solution even for conditions or injuries requiring specialized care. The surgeons of Advanced Hand & Plastic Surgery Center perform a wide variety of surgical and non-surgical procedures for common and rare hand and arm conditions, ailments and disorders. Contact us to schedule an appointment so that your questions are addressed in detailed and you are provided with the guidance necessary to make an informed decision about your hand and plan of care.
How is a Hand surgeon different than an orthopedic surgeon?
An orthopedic surgeon specializes in the bones and skeletal structure of the entire body. Hand surgeons, like the surgeons at Advanced Hand & Plastic Surgery Center have additional, intense training relating specifically to the hand/wrist/forearm.