Form follows function in the hand; therefore, any injury to the underlying structures of the hand carries the potential for serious handicap. To reduce this risk, even the smallest hand injuries require a good medical evaluation and treatment.
Hand injuries can be divided into 5 general categories, which are listed below. If you are suffering from a hand trauma, you should immediately seek an appointment with one of our hand and arm surgeons, who will help diagnose the type and severity of your injury as well as the best course of treatment.
- Lacerations or cuts
- Dislocations and Fractures
- Soft Tissue Injuries and Amputations