Hand, Wrist, Elbow & Shoulder
The hand and upper extremity specialty encompasses all injuries starting from the tips of the fingers all the way to the shoulder joint. The Hand & Upper Extremity physicians at Florida Orthopaedic Institute are fellowship trained and experienced in the latest and most up-to-date techniques regarding these complex and intricate parts of the body.
Hand & Wrist
The hand and wrist consist of dozens of bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles that need to work together seamlessly in a variety of positions hundreds of times a day. As such, they often require highly specialized medical care when they become injured.Learn more about Hand & Wrist
The elbow is a joint that connects the humerus bone of the upper arm with the radius and ulna bones of the lower arm through a complex network of muscles, ligaments, and tendons. More than a simple hinge, the unique arrangement of these tissues also allows for rotation.
Treatment of injuries and diseases requires specialized knowledge. Our physicians are recognized as leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of elbow problems. They provide an extraordinary base of shared knowledge with leading-edge surgery and treatment.Learn more about Elbow
Allowing a full 180-degree range of motion on three different planes, the shoulder is a truly extraordinary joint. It is a complex structure made of three separate joints, working together to give you a tremendous range of motion. Yet, it is often true that the more a joint can do, the more can go wrong — and so the more specialized treatment it requires. Florida Orthopaedic Institute physicians have the expertise and experience to provide comprehensive care of the shoulder including nonsurgical treatments, arthroscopic, and open surgeries.
Since your shoulder is such a complicated part of your body, there are many conditions that can affect it. The following helps provide you with an overview of some of the more common shoulder ailments.Learn more about Shoulder
Dr. Stone Talks About Texting Thumb
Dr. Stone talks to Fox 13 news about texting thumb, a condition he says can have your thumb running marathons every day. According to Dr. Stone, one pound of stress at the tip of your thumb multiplies dramatically as it travels up the bones, muscles, ligaments, and tendons of your arm.
The following Florida Orthopaedic Institute physicians specialize in Hand, Wrist, Elbow & Shoulder:
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
- Colles Fractures
- Basal Joint Surgery
- Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
- Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release (LINS)
- Open Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery