Orthopedics – Hand and Upper Extremity

Specialties Orthopedics Hand and Upper Extremity

About our team

At Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic Center, our hand and upper extremity team features highly-trained orthopedic surgeons with a multitude of fellowship training and experience as well as the largest team of certified hand therapists in the Midlands. Our clinical expertise includes injuries and disorders of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder, and we offer our patients access to specialized care for a wide variety of needs.

For patients who need an MRI of the upper extremity, we offer imaging in a convenient and comfortable space. For patients who require rehabilitation, our occupational therapists are specially trained in the intricacies of the hand and upper body to ensure the best chance for full recovery from surgery or injury. Our physicians work closely with our therapists to ensure optimal levels of care following a surgical procedure.

Common upper extremity conditions and treatments:

  • Tendonitis
  • Arthritis
  • Trigger finger
  • Ganglion cysts
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Nerve decompressions such as carpal tunnel release
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Dupuytren’s disease
  • De Quervain's tenosynovitis
  • Rotator cuff tear
  • Shoulder instability
  • Tennis elbow
  • Golfer's elbow
  • Tendon repair

About Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group

We are proud to be part of the Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group, which includes caring, compassionate health care professionals who are highly trained to meet your medical needs in Columbia, Lexington and across the greater Midlands region of South Carolina.

Providing excellent medical care in comfortable office environments, our network team of physicians, advanced care providers, nurses and staff is prepared to answer any questions you have. We provide comprehensive medical care for short-term needs like annual physicals as well as ongoing management of chronic diseases. Prevention is a big part of your overall care plan. Should additional, focused medical treatment ever be needed, our doctors will refer you to a specialist and stay involved in your care. Only at Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group will you find the extensive level of expertise available from a wide variety of specialists.

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