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Hand, Wrist& Elbow

You rely on your hands, wrists and elbows for almost everything you do. If they feel stiff, weak, numb or painful, Avera’s orthopedic physicians can help you find relief while restoring and preserving function.

Common Conditions We Treat

Pain in any part of your forearm can result from repetitive movements; a fall, blow or impact; or wear and tear that happen as you age. Whether your pain is acute – due to injury or trauma – or chronic, turn to Avera Orthopedics for a diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as:

Total Hand, Wrist & Elbow Care

Find expertise in both surgical and nonsurgical treatment for hands, wrists and elbows at Avera Orthopedics. With our comprehensive approach to care, your team – which may include an orthopedic physician, orthopedic surgeon, physical therapist and occupational therapist – will work together to develop a personalized treatment plan.

Whenever possible, your personalized treatment plan will begin with conservative, nonsurgical measures such as:

If conservative treatments don’t help you enough, choose Avera for expert orthopedic surgery, including specialized hand surgery.

Hand Surgery Expertise

If your condition requires surgery, trust the orthopedic surgeons at Avera, including Kathlyn Drexler, MD, a dedicated hand surgeon. You’ll find the latest in surgical techniques including:

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Visit an Avera Orthopedics Clinic

Avera Orthopedics offers comprehensive services dedicated to caring for you and your family from diagnosis to treatment, recovery to rehabilitation. Learn more about a facility near you:

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Hand Orthopedic Care Videos

Check out our orthopedic video library to learn more about topics such as:

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