Dr. Eric Makhni advocates for avoiding overlapping seasons, controlling pitch counts to reduce the risk for injury.
Hand and Wrist Care
Hands and wrists are vital to our ability to work and play everyday. Our expert team of orthopedic and plastic hand surgeons specialize in treating the most complete hand and wrist conditions, even those that involve blood vessels or nerves. You're in good hands with us.
Expert hand and wrist care: the Henry Ford advantage
Our nationally renowned hand and wrist doctors provide responsive, compassionate care close to home. Our network has earned numerous awards and accolades for orthopedic care, including a high performing rating from U.S. News & World Report. Our division prides itself on delivering leading-edge treatments such as wide-awake surgery and endoscopic surgery. These less invasive techniques can help you recover faster and lower your risk for complications.
Henry Ford Hospital, our Level I trauma center, has three hand and wrist orthopedic surgeons and three hand and wrist plastic surgeons who treat complex traumas. We also provide expert care for conditions that don’t require surgery. The most advanced orthopedic care is based in the latest research. Henry Ford hand surgeons are active clinical researchers in areas including hand trauma,
carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, work-related injury and joint replacement. We regularly publish in peer-reviewed journals and follow patient outcomes to better inform our care.
All of our hand surgeons have had specialized hand surgery fellowship training in addition to their orthopedics or plastic surgery training.
Leading the way in hand and wrist treatments
The hand experts at Henry Ford deliver leading-edge hand and wrist treatments such as wide-awake surgery and endoscopic surgery. These less invasive techniques can help you recover faster and lower your risk for complications.
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Traumatic hand injury
- Simple and complex fractures
- Hand, thumb, wrist and elbow arthritis
- Wrist reconstruction
- Hand and wrist sports injuries
- Tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow
- Trigger finger and tendonitis
- Lumps in the upper extremities
- Congenital Hand Conditions
- Soft Tissue Reconstruction/Microsurgery
- Upper Extremity Tumor/Other
Exceptional orthopedic hand and wrist care is just a call away
At Henry Ford, we deliver a higher level of care from the minute we meet you. Depending on your needs, we may be able to offer you virtual doctor visits from the comfort of home. All Henry Ford patients have 24/7 access to their doctors via MyChart. In-depth patient education ensures that you know what to expect before, during and after your treatment.
Browse our frequently asked questions, which contains answers to patients’ most common concerns about hand and wrist care.
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