Hand Surgery St. Louis - Dupuytren’s Contracture Missouri

Other Hand Surgery Procedures

Rheumatoid Arthritis

A disabling disease that can affect any joint in your body. Severe inflammation of joints in the hand can deform fingers and impair movement.

Dupuytren’s Contracture

A disabling hand disorder caused by thick, scar-like tissue bands forming within the palm and possibly extending into the fingers. This disorder causes restricted movement and can bend the fingers into an abnormal positions.

If your hand suffers any impairment, surgery could possibly improve your condition. Hand surgery is a very specialized area of plastic surgery that can treat diseases that cause pain and impair the strength, function and flexibility of your wrist and fingers. The goal of surgery is to restore near to normal function of your fingers and hands, either injured by trauma or to correct abnormalities that were present since birth.