The Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center surgeons have pioneered advanced surgical techniques, devices and rehabilitation programs for patients who want to maximize function, minimize pain and achieve truly great results.

Your hand is a complex mechanical system of muscles, tendons and nerves anchored to 27 bones and 15 joints. It's a structure of incredible mobility and function. Injuries to your hand can be life-changing. Our expert care provides patients with the potential for maximum recovery.

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We offer expert diagnosis of injuries, chronic conditions and degenerative diseases related to the hand and wrist. We provide end-to-end care from sports-grade hand therapy to the most advanced surgical procedures (including reconstruction, transplants, minimally-invasive options and more). 

Hand Surgery

The Hand to Shoulder Center offers expert surgical care for hand, finger and wrist injuries of all types. You get the best diagnostic services and cutting edge medical and surgical care. Our surgeons are specialists in acute injury treatment such as traumatic sports and workplace injuries. Our surgeons manage complex microscopic nerve repairs, tendon transfers, and hand/finger replantations. In short, if it's being done, we're doing it. We are a leading national educator for advanced surgical techniques and patients routinely travel from across North America for consultation by our skilled team.

Therapy

Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center Therapy facilities offer expert rehabilitative care for hand, finger and wrist injuries of all types. Rehabilitation is critical to complete healing from hand injuries and surgical procedures. Our hand therapists are located at therapy centers in Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey making it convenient to your home. Whether you are looking to improve mobility and flexibility as you age, address chronic pain from work or are rehabbing a sports injury to get you back in the game, our therapists are often described as "miracle workers."  We appreciate those sentiments but it really boils down to being experienced physiologists who understand the musculoskeletal system and anatomy at the highest level.

Objectives of Surgery and Therapy:

  • Increase range of motion and flexibility
  • Increase strength and function
  • Manage acute and chronic pain
  • Promote healing, surgical repair, and wound desensitization
  • Continue therapy treatment plan at home