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Hand and upper extremity care

Some orthopedists specialize in diagnosing and treating issues related to the hands, wrists, arms, elbows and shoulders. These doctors may provide nonsurgical treatment for conditions like arthritis. They may also offer surgery for severe bone and joint injuries.

Hand and arm specialists in Asheville, North Carolina

Comfortable movement begins with pain-free hands, shoulders and arms. When you're hurting, we're here to help.

At Mission Hospital, our skilled experts treat hand, arm and shoulder complications with compassionate care. We provide services for many different orthopedic conditions so that you can move with ease again.

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Arm conditions we treat

Hand doctors, occupational therapists and other skilled specialists use the latest medical advancements to address many complications, including:

  • Bicep tendon injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • De Quervain’s tendinitis
  • Dupuytren contracture
  • Elbow, hand and thumb arthritis
  • Fractures, sprains and strains
  • Forearm nerve injuries
  • Golfer’s elbow
  • Hand nerve injuries
  • Labral tears
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Separated shoulder
  • Shoulder dislocation
  • Shoulder instability
  • Tennis elbow
  • Trigger finger
  • Ulnar collateral ligament tears
  • Wrist and hand cysts
  • Wrist nerve injuries

Hand and upper extremity services

Our doctors prioritize minimally invasive procedures, leading to faster recovery times. We want you to feel stronger and healthier once treatment is over.

Treatments we offer

Our fellowship-trained surgeons diagnose, treat and manage issues that impact the delicate bones, tissues and blood vessels of the hands, wrists and arms. We also offer physical and occupational therapy to restore your movement and increase your strength.

Elbow care

When it comes to elbow care, our orthopedic surgeons treat a variety of conditions. including both simple fractures and complex ligament tears. If surgery is needed, they perform minimally invasive procedures.

Shoulder care

For shoulder care, we provide access to primary care sports medicine, physical therapy and rehabilitation, as well as orthopedic surgery. Our health system is known for its expertise in shoulder fracture care. In addition to casts, slings, braces, medication and physical therapy, we offer information on how to avoid falls.

Total joint replacement surgery

Conditions like rotator cuff tears or severe arthritis pain may require shoulder replacement surgery. When that happens, we offer joint replacement options, such as total shoulder replacement and reverse total shoulder replacement surgeries. These solutions increase your range of motion so you can stop the pain and restart your active lifestyle.

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We couldn't provide the amazing patient care and support to folks in our Mission Health community without these incredible nurses.