Hand Surgeons Often Help Without Surgery
Ask the Doctor at Saint John's: Hand Surgeons Often Help Without Operating.
Q: I have been advised to seek the advice of a hand surgeon to repair a fracture I sustained from a recent fall. What are the latest advances in hand surgery?
A: By Douglas M. Freedman, M.D., Board Certified hand surgeon at Saint John's Health Center.
Many of the people we see never require surgery. Depending on the problem, splints, rehabilitation and cortisone injections are some of the nonsurgical options available. Our hands play such an important role in our daily lives