Wrist Care

Did you know that your wrist is comprised of eight tiny bones known as carpals? These bones, along with a complex network of blood vessels, connective tissues, tendons, and a protective ligament on top, form the carpal tunnel, with the median nerve running through it.

Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common wrist conditions we treat at Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group (CSOG). Repetitive motions such as typing, sewing, or gripping a racket can cause tendons to swell and become inflamed, which can compress the nerves inside the carpal tunnel, causing numbness, pain, and even difficulty gripping objects.

Wrist fractures are also extremely common, especially those involving the scaphoid, a small bone located on the thumb side of your wrist. This bone is typically broken when you fall and put your hand out to absorb the impact.

Unless you are injured or affected by a disorder, you are not likely to spend a lot of time considering the intricate nature and critical functionality of your wrists. At CSOG though, we do.

Our wrist specialists have years of experience treating carpal tunnel syndrome, scaphoid fractures, and other conditions affecting the wrist and forearm such as:

Wrist Treatments

Early intervention is critical to preventing or correcting potential nerve damage from carpal tunnel syndrome or wrist fractures. Our board-certified wrist experts can help you using surgical or nonsurgical treatment options that may include occupational or hand therapy, splinting, medications, or injections.

Surgical procedures for carpal tunnel syndrome or fractures may include:

With decades of experience and a sweeping understanding of all aspects of wrist care, we know how to relieve painful wrist conditions, repair nerve and tissue damage, reconstruct dislocated or fractured wrist components, and restore function and range of motion to wrists.

Let CSOG help you get back to work and life. Call our wrist specialists in Colorado Springs at (719) 632-7669 to schedule an appointment or request one online.

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