Our fellowship-trained and board-certified orthopedic wrist surgeons are known throughout Georgia and the Southeast for their specialized knowledge and training to assess, diagnose, and treat a wide variety of hand and wrist injuries and conditions in patients of all ages.
A complex joint, the wrist, or bridge from the hand to the forearm, gives our hands mobility and flexibility to move up and down as well as left and right while also allowing for twisting and rotating movements. However, when pain in the wrist becomes severe or the wrist is injured, patients should see a doctor to evaluate their injury or condition.
At The Hand & Upper Extremity Center of Georgia, our focus, experience, and training give us the expertise and skill to provide exceptional medical care for nearly every wrist injury or condition for adults as well as children. From a simple injury to a complex condition, we can assess, diagnose, and provide treatment for several injuries and conditions of the wrist including the following common wrist injuries and conditions. Click on the links below to learn more about each condition.
Know When It's Time to Visit a Wrist Doctor
If you think your pain may be due to a wrist injury or condition or if you are experiencing any of the symptoms described below, you should contact a wrist doctor near you:
- Pain associated with twisting or rotating the wrist
- Pain radiating through the wrist into the thumb or fingers
- Sensations of pins and needles or tingling
- Signs of swelling or weakness
- Wrist pain when straightening the wrist
You should also see a wrist doctor if you have a fever or if your skin reddens, becomes warmer, and/or becomes more sensitive since you could have an infection. Because most people use their wrist constantly throughout the day, wrist pain usually does not go away unless it is properly diagnosed and treated by a wrist doctor.
Specialized Care You Can Trust
At The Hand & Upper Extremity Center of Georgia, our wrist doctors take a team approach in assessing, diagnosing, and treating our patients. From newborns with congenital differences and teenagers with sports injuries to adults with arthritis, our fellowship-trained and board-certified specialists at The Hand & Upper Extremity Center of Georgia are knowledgeable wrist specialists with focused specialty training in wrist problems. With this advanced training and extensive knowledge, you can be confident that our wrist specialists will treat your individual needs with the highest level of expertise.
Our wrist specialists are skilled in delivering a wide range of nonsurgical treatments and surgical procedures and techniques for a number of conditions and injuries, including:
- Congenital wrist surgery
- Pediatric wrist surgery
- Peripheral nerve surgery
- Steroid injections
- Tendon transfers
- Wrist arthroscopy
- Wrist microsurgery
To schedule an appointment with a wrist expert at The Hand & Upper Extremity Center of Georgia, you may use our My Choice resource to help select the right specialist for you and request an appointment online or call (404) 255-0226 for an appointment at one of our convenient locations in Atlanta, Alpharetta, and Cumming.
For additional information or to learn more about our practice, our expert providers, and the variety of conditions treated at The Hand & Upper Extremity Center of Georgia, we invite you to review our patient education resources or use the quick links below.
- Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery: Harvard Medical School/Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. Tetraplegia Hand and Upper Extremity Restoration: Case Western Reserve University – MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
- Hand Surgery: Philadelphia Hand Center/Thomas Jefferson University and Shriners Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA Pediatric Hand Surgery: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite Hospital, Atlanta, GA