Twin Palm Orthopedics
Orthopedic Surgery located in Ocala, FL
You use your hands constantly without much thought, so a hand injury or disease can catch you off guard and limit your dexterity. At Twin Palm Orthopedics in Ocala, Florida, Fellowship trained hand orthopedic surgeon Nirav Gupta, DO, and team perform a wide range of surgeries to restore hand appearance and function. Schedule your hand surgery consultation by phone or request one online at Twin Palm Orthopedics today.
Hand Surgery Q & A
What is hand surgery?
Hand surgery is a category of orthopedics that focuses on making repairs to your palm, fingers, and wrists. Hand surgeries at Twin Palm Orthopedics can address acute injuries, overuse injuries, degenerative conditions, and even certain congenital conditions affecting the appearance or function of your hands.
You probably use your hands more than any other part of your body, especially for fine motor skills. Your hands contain networks of muscle, bone, ligaments, nerves, and blood vessels, and defects with any of those structures can result in limited hand and wrist mobility and dexterity.
To get an idea of the amount of damage to your hand and the exact surgical techniques needed, the Twin Palm Orthopedics team uses imaging tests like X-rays and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans to look at the internal structures. They interpret the results of these imaging tests with you.
What are some of the most common types of hand surgery?
The hand surgery specialists at Twin Palm Orthopedics use well-known hand surgery techniques to accomplish a wide range of hand and wrist function goals. They plan and perform your surgery carefully, often using more than one surgical technique during the same operation.
During the recovery period after hand surgery, you’ll continue working with the team at Twin Palm Orthopedics to rehabilitate your hand with physical therapy. The team evaluates you regularly to track your progress and make sure you restore as much mobility in your hand and wrist as possible in the recovery period.
Who can benefit from hand surgery?
Twin Palm Orthopedics provides hand surgery in cases of disease or injuries that severely affect the use of your hand, and you don’t see significant improvements with nonsurgical care. Using one or more evidence-based surgical techniques, the team can use hand surgery to treat:
- Tendon injuries
- Nerve damage
- Hand infections
- Bone fractures
- Trigger finger
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Dupuyten’s contracture
The Twin Palm Orthopedics team aims for functional results that look effortlessly natural.
Hand surgery can restore your ability to type, drive, throw, or hold a loved one’s hand. To schedule a hand surgery consultation, call Twin Palm Orthopedics or request an appointment online today.
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