Hand and Upper Extremity

Dr. Hastings Hand and Upper Extremity Video

Hand, Wrist, and Elbow

The specialists in hand and upper extremity care at the St.Vincent Orthopedic Center treat both acute injuries and chronic disorders of the hand, wrist and elbow, with an emphasis on helping you regain function and independence.

Shoulder Care

Shoulder pain can limit your motion, stability and strength. You may be surprised just how many people have had to change their lifestyles because of severe pain, aching or stiffness in their shoulders. The reasons for shoulder pain are many and can include shoulder arthritis, rotator-cuff tears, shoulder impingement syndrome, shoulder instability and frozen shoulder.

We have experienced and committed shoulder surgeons on staff who believe in delivering the finest care to all patients.

Our Center offers treatment for a variety of shoulder diagnoses, including:

  • Total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA)
  • Reverse shoulder arthroplasty
  • Shoulder hemi-arthroplasty
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • De Quervain’s tenosynovitis
  • Dupuytren’s disease
  • Ganglion cysts
  • Tennis elbow
  • Trigger finger
  • Rotator-cuff repairs
  • Shoulder ligament and instability repairs (i.e., Bankart repairs)

Common Hand and Upper-Extremity Conditions

We offer treatment for a wide range of hand and upper extremity conditions such as:

  • Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Congenital disorders
  • Deformities resulting from trauma
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA)
  • Reverse shoulder arthroplasty,
  • Shoulder hemi-arthroplasty
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • De Quervain’s tenosynovitis
  • Dupuytren’s disease
  • Ganglion cysts
  • Tennis elbow
  • Trigger finger

The Right Treatment is Critical

Because your hands are key to your independence, getting the right treatment for your injury or condition is critical. At the St.Vincent Orthopedic Center, we are committed to taking a coordinated approach to the care of hand, elbow and wrist conditions. This approach assists in the efficient diagnosis and treatment of your injury.

Working with your physician and other specialists to coordinate your treatment, we provide patient-education services to help you learn about your injury or disease and what you can do to aid your recovery. We work closely with rehabilitation professionals, including physical and occupational therapists, to help you maintain and increase the functional use of your hands, wrists and elbows.

We offer both medical and surgical treatments for hand and upper extremity disorders.