Hand & Upper Extremities

Specialized Orthopedic Care for Hand & Arm Conditions

Injuries or conditions of the hand, wrist, elbow, arm and shoulder can significantly impact your quality of life. At Mercy, our qualified, experienced orthopedic surgeons, nurses and therapists can diagnose and treat a wide range of hand and upper-extremity conditions, many times without major surgery. This also includes the nerves, ligaments, tendons, muscles and bones associated with the hand and upper extremities.

We use the latest techniques in diagnostic testing, therapy, and minimally invasive and traditional surgery with the goals of relieving your pain, restoring your motion and function for all levels of activity, and improving your quality of life.

If your condition does require surgery, our physicians will perform it in our surgery/ambulatory care facility that includes 14 state-of-the-art operating rooms. For your convenience, all post-operative orthopaedic services are fully integrated on one patient-care floor.

Hand & Upper Extremity Conditions We Treat

We provide care for a wide range of conditions affecting the hand, wrist, elbow, arm and shoulder, including:

  • Arthritis
  • Carpal, radial and cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Sprains, strains, fractures, separations, and dislocations
  • Impingements, tendinitis, bursitis
  • Nerve and tendon repair
  • Trigger finger
  • Tennis elbow
  • Amputations
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Other injuries and disorders, such as mallet finger, Boutonnière deformity, Kienböck's disease, thoracic outlet syndrome, and more.

Hand & Upper Extremity Rehabilitation

Mercy offers outpatient hand and upper-extremity rehabilitation programs, staffed by certified hand therapists who treat hand and upper extremity problems exclusively, at Mercy Health Centers in North Canton and Tuscarawas County.

Therapy plans are personalized to meet your needs and designed to help you regain as hand and arm function as quickly and safely as possible. Learn more >>