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Atlanta’s Hand and Wrist Orthopaedic Specialists

The Resurgens Hand and Wrist Center specializes in the treatment of hand and upper extremity disorders, including fractures, tendon and nerve injuries, arthritis, nerve entrapments, and pediatric disorders. Our physicians are orthopaedic surgeons who have received additional fellowship training in caring for and treating conditions affecting the hand and upper extremity and are trained in microsurgery.

Atlanta’s Hand and Wrist Orthopaedic Specialists

When Should You See a Hand and Wrist Doctor?

The hand and wrist are delicate, complex systems of bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments, vulnerable to many types of injuries and conditions. From the phalanx bones of the fingers to the median nerve in the wrist, this area of the body can sustain a variety of injuries that impair the ability to use your hand.

Bone fractures, tears, inflammation and dislocation are some of just a few of the ailments that affect the hand and wrist.

To determine if you might need to see a hand and wrist specialist, read about hand and wrist conditions here to identify a potential injury, symptoms, and causes.

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When Should You See a Hand and Wrist Doctor?

How Resurgens Diagnoses Hand and Wrist Pain

Understanding your pain is critical to accurately diagnosing and resolving hand and upper extremity disorders. Using state-of-the-art technology, Resurgens Hand Center offers the latest in imaging and diagnostics testing, including MRI, CT, EMG, and nerve conduction.

Sophisticated radiology imaging is offered at all of our offices, performed by certified technologists and radiologists with extensive training in hand imaging techniques. Our physiatry experts can also perform electrodiagnostic testing to determine exactly where your injury is located.

See our hand and wrist diagnostics page to learn more about the technology and diagnostic techniques used by Resurgens Hand Center.

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How Resurgens Diagnoses Hand and Wrist Pain

Non-Surgical and Surgical Solutions for Hand and Wrist Pain

Treatment solutions vary depending on the location and severity of your specific condition. It is the goal of our physicians to provide treatment options that work for your lifestyle and situation. From in-office procedures to specialized hand therapy, your hand issue can often be treated without surgery.

For more severe conditions, you may require a surgical solution. Resurgens Hand and Wrist Center surgeons perform thorough evaluations to ensure conservative treatment has been attempted before surgical intervention. In the case that surgery is needed, our team of experts is trained in the latest surgical techniques. Learn more about our expertise in hand and wrist procedures here.

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Non-Surgical and Surgical Solutions for Hand and Wrist Pain

Learn More About Your Hand

Using our Patient Education Center

We want you to have all the knowledge you need to make the best decision about your health. Explore our extensive video library to learn about common injuries, conditions, treatments and surgeries in more detail.

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Patient Education

Success Stories

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    Thanks to her determination and numerous surgeries at Resurgens Orthopaedics, Irwin is gaining renown as an artist.

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  • Maranda Thorne

    "He was a huge help to us and spent time to educate us about what needed to be done"

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  • Jack Odhiambo

    "I have been given a second chance for a reason"

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  • Holly

    Holly is back to sharing the art she loves to create and back to doing what she wants to do.

    Artist Regains Her Ability to Create

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  • Joey Mallin

    “I’m just glad to be alive; glad that I made it through.”

    Turning a Tragedy into a New Beginning

    As a high school student, Joey Mallin was passionate about sports.  He played soccer every day and was looking forward to his life after graduation.  As is often the case in life, things didn’t exactly go according to plan and Joey was severely injured in a car accident.  Now, more than a year after the accident, Joey has made a nearly full recovery and his experiences have given him a new outlook on life - including a new calling: he’ll be studying to become a physical therapist!  Here’s how Joey Mallin turned a tragedy into a new beginning. “It was October 22nd, 2017, 5: 00A.M,” Joey recalls.  “I was driving with my... Continue Reading