Restoring Function, Reducing Pain, and Adding Quality Back to Your Life
We use our hands every day in a thousand different ways. At NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital, we understand that when you’re feeling pain, discomfort, or weakness in your hands or wrists, it can be a major challenge and reduce your ability to do many of the things you need to do. Our specially trained hand specialists are here to help. We offer:
Comprehensive Care: Our hand surgeons have extensive experience and skill treating people with all types of hand disorders and injuries, from traumatic injuries to the muscles, tendons and bones in the hand and wrist, to arthritic conditions leading to chronic joint pain.
Personalized Treatment to Meet Your Needs: First, we evaluate your hand discomfort and function and determine if surgery is necessary. We may begin your care with physical therapy provided by specially trained Hand Therapists. If you need surgery, we'll perform your operation using as minimally invasive an approach as possible, with the goal of fixing the problem and getting you back to your regular activities.
Specialized Expertise: Our hand surgeons are fellowship trained in many of the specialized techniques required for the delicate structures in the hand and wrist. These surgical techniques include multidisciplinary skills utilized by plastic surgeons, neurosurgeons, and vascular surgeons.
Treatments and Procedures
When you come to NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital with hand or wrist pain, discomfort, or an injury, we carefully evaluate your symptoms and function. Your treatment may include one or more of these approaches:
- We use nonsurgical treatments whenever possible, such as hand therapy and exercise, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, injections to reduce chronic pain, and biologic treatments.
- Our hand therapists provide physical and occupational therapy specific to the hand and can create a custom brace or splint to meet your needs.
- When surgery is necessary, our team incorporates components of orthopedic, plastic, neurological, and vascular surgery to correct your hand disorder, relieve your pain, and help restore your mobility and function.
- Our hand experts also have extensive experience performing the complex and delicate surgeries required to treat congenital hand deformities.