What to Expect from Hand Surgery

Here at South Carolina Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center, we specialize in providing exceptional hand surgery services. If you are considering hand surgery or have been recommended for the procedure, it’s natural to have questions about what to expect. In this guide, we will take you through the process of hand surgery, shedding light on the various aspects involved so you can feel informed and prepared. 

Consultation and Evaluation

The first step in your hand surgery journey is a consultation with our experienced hand surgeon. During this initial meeting, we will conduct a thorough evaluation of your condition, review your medical history, and discuss your goals and expectations. This personalized approach allows us to create a tailored treatment plan to address your specific needs.

Diagnostic Testing

In some cases, additional diagnostic tests may be required to gather more information about your condition. These tests may include X-rays, MRIs, or other imaging studies. The results of these tests will provide valuable insights into the underlying issues, helping our surgeon 

make informed decisions about the most appropriate surgical approach.

Preparation for Surgery

Prior to your surgery, our team will provide you with detailed instructions to ensure you are well-prepared. This may involve guidelines on fasting, medication adjustments, and restrictions on certain activities or substances. Adhering to these instructions is crucial to help ensure a smooth surgical experience.

The Surgical Procedure

Hand surgery encompasses a range of procedures depending on the specific condition being addressed. Our professional hand surgeon will explain the details of your procedure, including the type of anesthesia, incision placement, and surgical technique you may require. 

We utilize advanced surgical techniques and state-of-the-art equipment to optimize surgical outcomes and promote faster recovery.

What We Offer 

At South Carolina Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center, we offer comprehensive treatment options for a variety of hand and wrist conditions, including trigger finger, finger joint pain, and carpal tunnel syndrome. Our experienced team is dedicated to providing effective solutions that relieve pain and restore optimal hand function.

Long-Term Results

The ultimate goal of hand surgery is to restore functionality and improve your quality of life. While the specific outcomes will vary depending on the nature of your condition, many patients experience significant improvements in pain relief, range of motion, and hand dexterity that is both long-lasting and effective. 

We are dedicated to providing exceptional hand surgery services that enhance your well-being. From the initial consultation to the final stages of recovery, our experienced team will guide you through every step of the process. Contact us today at South Carolina Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center in Charleston, NC, to schedule a consultation and embark on your journey toward improved hand health and functionality.

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