Hand Center of Western Massachusetts

Specialized Treatment of the Hand, Wrist, Elbow, and Shoulder

Hand Surgery Springfield Massachusetts

Common Hand Problems

No matter what your age or occupation your fingers,hands, wrists and elbows are always working. Many common problems that interfere with your daily activities can be diagnosed and treated by our Hand. Wrist and Upper extremity specialists in Western Mass and Northern CT.

Specialized Treatment of the Hand, Wrist, Elbow, and Shoulder

Hand Surgery Springfield Massachusetts

Shoulder Pain

What most people call the shoulder is really several joints that combine with tendons and muscles to allow a wide range of motion to the arm. Most shoulder problems involve soft tissue muscles, ligaments and tendons rather than bones.

Specialized Treatment of the Hand, Wrist, Elbow, and Shoulder

Carpal Tunnel Springfield Massachusetts

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a condition brought on by increased pressure on the median nerve at the wrist. In effect, it is a pinched nerve at the wrist. Symptoms may include numbness, tingling, and pain in the arm, hand, and fingers.

Specialized Treatment of the Hand, Wrist, Elbow, and Shoulder

Hand Fractures

The hand is made up of many bones that form its supporting framework. This frame acts as a point of attachment for the muscles that make the wrist and fingers move. A fracture occurs when enough force is applied to a bone to break it. When this happens, there is pain, swelling, and decreased use of the injured part.

Specialized Treatment of the Hand, Wrist, Elbow, and Shoulder

Sports Activities

Sports activities can also result in injuries - some minor, some serious, and still others resulting in lifelong medical problems.

Specialized Treatment of the Hand, Wrist, Elbow, and Shoulder

Dupuytren Hand Finger

Dupuytren's Disease

Dupuytren’s disease is an abnormal thickening of the tissue just beneath the skin known as fascia. This thickening occurs in the palm and can extend into the fingers.