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Hand, Shoulder and Elbow Care

Hand, Shoulder and Elbow Treatments

At Wake Forest Baptist Health, we offer a complete menu of treatment options for hand, shoulder and elbow conditions. In some cases, surgery is necessary to reduce pain and restore function. But our goal is to use non-surgical treatments whenever possible. We perform the most advanced minimally invasive procedures available today. We also manage some conditions with medicine, injections or therapy.

Hand, Shoulder and Elbow Treatment Options at Wake Forest

We treat the full range of conditions affecting the hand, shoulder and elbow. We are especially well-known for our expertise and advance treatments in certain specialty areas. These include: 

See a full list of the conditions we treat

Hand, Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at Wake Forest

Our Hand, Shoulder and Elbow surgical program at Wake Forest Baptist has a national reputation for excellence. We offer a complete array of the latest minimally invasive techniques. Our surgeons also perform traditional open surgeries, when necessary, for partial and total joint replacements, complex fractures and nerve disorders.

  • Our team includes highly-trained surgeons, many of whom are leading experts in their field; anesthesiologists and specialized nurses.
  • We have the region's most advanced operating rooms that use interactive HD imaging tools for precision.
  • We offer the most advanced minimally invasive alternatives to open surgery. Our doctors made hand and wrist arthroscopy possible, and continue to make improvements today.

Joint Replacements for the Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder

Wake Forest surgeons perform hundreds of joint replacements each year to treat patients suffering from arthritis, rotator cuff tears and sports injuries. Our experienced team offers many types of joint replacements based on the severity of damage within the joint and surrounding tissues. Learn more:

Non-surgical Treatments for for Hand, Shoulder and Elbow Problems

Non-surgical approaches can be effective long-term solutions for hand, shoulder and elbow disorders. In fact, much of our research has focused on medical treatments to manage the symptoms of muscle spasms, connective tissue disorders and vascular conditions. Our noninvasive treatments include:

  • Alignment and casting of broken bones
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Oral medication
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Injections 

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Quick Reference

Orthopaedic Services

New Patients 336-716-WAKE
Toll-Free 888-716-WAKE
Returning Patients
Returning Pediatric Patients

Contact the Department

Main 336-716-8200
Fax 336-716-8018

For assistance after hours, please call 336-716-2011 and ask for the Orthopaedic Surgeon on call.
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