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.


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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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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Trigger Finger

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Arthritis

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

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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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Dupuytren’s Contracture

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

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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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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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

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Surgery Treatments For Hand & Wrist Conditions


Ask The Surgeon Shows

Wrist Fractures

Wrist Fractures In Baseball

Todd Havener, MD explains how a fracture may occur in the wrist when enough force is applied live at the Aquasox game.

Disc Replacement

Disc Replacement

Resident spine surgeon John Pryor, MD talks about cervical disc implant and replacement options.


Anterior Approach to Total Hip Replacement

Bill Huang, MD, with fellowship training in joint replacement, talks about the many benefits of the anterior approach to total hip replacement.