Hand & Wrist

Hand and wrist pain can arise from a variety of causes, ranging from daily activity to sudden and severe injury. Hand and wrist pain can interfere greatly with your daily life, making it difficult to work, use a computer, or even do household chores. Shasta Orthopaedics can help with your hand and wrist problems and get you back to your life again.

COMMON HAND & WRIST PROBLEMS

Wrist Arthritis

Arthritis

Arthritis is joint inflammation and it can affect the joints, the tendons, and the tissue around the tendons.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrom

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome often develops as a result of repeated hand motion in relation to both work and recreational activities.

De Quervain’s Disease

De Quervain’s Disease

The exact cause of de Quervain’s disease is unknown.

Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren’s contracture is a build up of collagen in the hands. Your range of motion in your fingers may become limited.

Ganglions

Ganglions

Ganglions are small sacs (cysts) filled with clear, jellylike fluid that often appear as bumps on the hands and wrists.

Repetitive Motion Syndrome

Repetitive Motion Syndrome

Repeated use of the same motion during work or recreation may cause tissues to swell and become fatigued.

Tendon Injuries

Tendon Injuries

Tendon injuries can be caused by repeated activity, wear and tear, or aging.

Trigger Finger

Trigger Finger

Stenosing tenosynovitis, known as trigger finger, occurs when inflammation affects the tendon in the finger.

Hand and Wrist Specialists

Hand & Wrist Surgeon In ReddingStephen P. Ferraro, MD

A member of Shasta Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine since 1997, Dr. Ferraro specializes in disorders of the hand and wrist.

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Orthopedic Physician In Redding, CaliforniaDr. Tony Chang
As a primary care Sports Medicine Physician, Dr. Chang looks at patients from multiple perspectives, including nutrition and general health issues, that provide important insight to complement to the very focused expertise of our Shasta Ortho specialists.

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Enjoy the convenience of the wide variety of hand and wrist treatment options – from hand and wrist specialist visits to diagnostic procedures such as X-ray and MRI – in one location at our comprehensive Redding facility.

In the context of most orthopedic problems, early diagnosis and treatment are necessary to prevent further damage and complications.

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It is very important to seek immediate medical attention if you are experiencing pain in your hand or wrist.

Seek emergency medical care immediately if you have been injured or if your symptoms are severe. In the context of all orthopedic problems, early diagnosis and treatment are necessary to prevent further damage and complications.

Once emergency care has been administered, orthopaedic medicine may be able to help immensely with pain symptoms that can arise from a variety of ailments, or linger long after an injury.

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