Hand & Wrist Surgery at Medical City Frisco

The wrist and hand are two of the most complex structures in the entire body. They are composed of numerous small bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and nerves.

Hand and wrist surgical treatments at Medical City Frisco

Procedures for both the hand and wrist are commonly brought upon by arthritis. Surgery may be needed because of joint pain in the hand and the negative affect of motion on the wrist. Surgical options include:

  • Wrist Fusion: the bones of the wrist are fixed to the bones in the hand
  • Wrist Joint Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Release: splitting the carpal tunnel ligaments
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture Fasciectomy: removes tissue and releases the finger
  • Trigger Finger Release: opens the tendon sheath tunnel and frees the finger from being stuck in a curled position
  • Tendon Repair
    • Flexor tendons: enables the grip and curl of the fingers into a fist
    • Extensor tendons: enables the opening of the fingers
  • Ganglion Removal: removal of the synovial fluid that has become thick and sticky
  • Knuckle Replacement: replacement of your knuckles with a small man-made joint
  • Trapeziectomy: removing the trapezium and allowing tendons to fill the space

Advantages of hand and wrist surgery

  • Long lasting pain relief
  • Better hand function and movement
  • Better appearance of the hands