The University Orthopaedic Center has a professional team of highly trained hand surgeons and therapists who offer comprehensive treatments for a wide range of hand wrist and elbow conditions with individualized care to optimize return to function.
WALANT (wide-awake, local anesthesia, no tourniquet) surgery refers to hand surgery performed with the patient "wide-awake" using local anesthesia only. This innovative, streamlined approach offers convenience and helps decrease time and expense while having minor hand procedures such as trigger finger release and carpal tunnel release.
We are proud to offer expedited services at our Injury Clinic which is open all week for the treatment of hand, wrist, and elbow injuries. Our active patients find this service very useful and convenient.
Our specialists are highly trained and experienced in the management of pediatric hand injuries and congenital deformities. We are the main providers of pediatric hand care in the intermountain west and at the primary children’s hospital.
The disease causes knots of tissue to form under the skin of the hand, slowly pulling one or more fingers into a bent position.
Carpal tunnel syndrome can happen to anyone, and the causes aren’t always clear. If your hand and fingers are experiencing numbness and tingling, the newest methods of carpal tunnel release surgery are extremely effective, safe, and convenient.