EBJ Proliance Surgeons (A.K.A Everett Bone & Joint)

Hand & Wrist Conditions & Surgeries

EBJ Proliance Surgeons features some of the region's leading hand and wrist specialists. These surgeons are skilled in treating a wide range of hand conditions.


Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Numbness, tingling and aching in the hand from a pinched nerve at the wrist.

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deQuervain’s Tendonitis

Pain along the thumb side of the wrist that occurs with pinching or grasping with the thumb.

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Dupuytren’s Contracture

Nodules and thick bands of tissue in the palm of the hand that may cause finger contractures.

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Ganglion Cyst

Lumps or bumps in the hand or fingers that occur near joints and slowly increase in size. Pain occurs with direct pressure and motion of the joint.

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Hand Arthritis

Pain, stiffness, swelling and progressive loss of motion of the fingers and wrist.

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Hand Fractures

Pain and swelling in the fingers or hand after direct trauma to the hand with swelling and deformity.

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Hand Lacerations

Jobs that require use of sharp cutting instruments such as prep cook, shipping and receiving, and carpentry can cause cuts in the finger injuring the tendons and nerves. Tendon injuries prevent movement of the fingers and nerve injures cause loss of sensation.

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Joint Dislocation

Direct blow to the finger that causes the joint to bend backward and come out of socket. After the joint is pulled back into place, there may be injury to ligaments and soft tissue. X-rays and evaluation by hand surgeon are important to determine the injury extent if patients continue to have diminished motion and swelling more than two weeks after injury. This injury often occurs in wrestling, football, basketball and other high impact sports.

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Mallet Finger

Direct blow to the tip of the finger that results in the inability to straighten the finger tip. Symptoms can include swelling and sometimes bruising at the fingertip. This injury often occurs in baseball, football, soccer.

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Skiers Thumb (sprained thumb)

This often occurs when a skier has a fall where the thumb is pushed outward by a ski pole. Symptoms include pain, swelling, instability at the base of thumb and difficulty and weakness with holding and pinching. It is also common in football and rugby.

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Jobs that require repetitive grasping, pinching, and prolonged lifting especially in cold conditions can result in irritation and inflammation of the tendons. Commonly occurs on the thumb side of the wrist.

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Thumb Arthritis

Stiffness, pain at the base of the thumb with pinching, with turning keys, or opening jars.

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Trigger Finger

Catching, locking, swelling, and pain in the fingers.

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Wrist Fractures

Injury to the wrist after a fall or direct impact the results in pain, swelling and often deformity around the wrist.

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Wrist Sprain

Fall on the outstretched hand with the hand and wrist being pushed backward. It often occurs in skiing, soccer, football and other contact sports. Symptoms include swelling, painful motion, and loss of grip strength.

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Surgery Treatments For Hand & Wrist Conditions


Ask The Surgeon Shows


Hip Arthroscopy Surgery

Doug Nowak, MD discusses the extensive training required to be able to perform hip arthroscopy.

Tennis Elbow

Golfers & Tennis Elbow

Wondering why your elbow hurts after tennis or golf? Listen to Todd Havener, MD elaborate on why that is.


Joint Replacement For Shoulders

Ralph Haller, MD talks about total shoulder joint replacement for patients who suffer rotator cuff disease and shoulder arthritis.