Reaching, grabbing, writing, driving, lifting or waving—all are activities that we may take for granted.
In fact, these and many other seemingly simple daily activities are only possible because of the versatility and flexibility of the “upper extremity.” This area of the human body is uniquely complex and includes the joints, bones and muscles of the fingers, hand, wrist, arm, elbow and shoulder. This intricate and mobile design, coupled with the use and abuse sustained each day, can make this region of the body highly susceptible to injury.
At Tanner Ortho and Spine Center, we apply our clinical expertise to establish an accurate diagnosis quickly and develop a plan of care that fits the needs of each patient suffering from upper-extremity pain or discomfort. It is our practice to exhaust every appropriate treatment option before considering surgery. However, if a surgical procedure becomes the right choice, our team of specialists is trained to correct upper-extremity problems and pain.
We employ a team of medical professionals who are well versed in treating a variety of conditions affecting the shoulder, arm and hand—from carpal tunnel release to the fracture of a limb.
Our surgical team specializes in the treatment of:
For an appointment with an orthopedics professional or for more information about Tanner Ortho and Spine Center, call 770.214.CARE.