At Hand to Shoulder Associates, we provide expert care for hand and wrist infections, offering timely diagnosis and effective treatments.

Symptoms of hand and wrist infections

Symptoms of hand and wrist infections may vary depending on the type and severity of the infection but can include:

  • Redness and warmth around the affected area
  • Swelling and tenderness
  • Pain or discomfort
  • Pus or drainage from the wound
  • Limited range of motion
  • Fever or chills if the infection is severe

Prompt diagnosis and treatment are essential to prevent the infection from spreading and causing further damage to the hand and wrist or other body areas.

Treatments for hand and wrist infections

At HSA, our experienced specialists are well-versed in diagnosing and treating hand and wrist infections promptly and effectively. We can accurately identify the source and extent using advanced diagnostic tools and techniques. Treatment for hand and wrist infections may include:

  • Antibiotics: For bacterial infections, oral or intravenous antibiotics may be prescribed to combat infection.
  • Drainage: If there is a collection of pus, abscess, or fluid, our surgeons may perform a drainage procedure to remove the infected material.
  • Wound Care: Proper wound care is essential to promote healing and prevent the spread of infection.
  • Surgical Intervention: In some cases, surgical intervention may be necessary to remove infected tissues, repair damaged structures, or address underlying issues.
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Why choose HSA for hand or wrist infections?

Choosing HSA for hand and wrist infections offers several advantages. Our team of skilled specialists is dedicated to providing expert care and personalized treatment plans for each patient. We understand the intricacies of hand and wrist anatomy and can identify and treat all types of hand or wrist infections. Our focus on the hand and upper extremities allows us to deliver unparalleled patient expertise and outcomes.

As one of the Midwest's most prominent single specialty hand groups, our fellowship-trained, board-certified surgeons are at the forefront of orthopedics and microvascular surgery. We take pride in delivering the highest level of specialized care to help you regain comfort, mobility, and function in your hand and wrist.

Contact HSA for hand or wrist infections

If you suspect a hand or wrist infection or are experiencing redness, swelling, or pain, seek immediate medical attention. Contact HSA to schedule a same-day appointment with one of our experienced specialists and receive expert care for your hand or wrist infection. Our dedicated team is here to support you throughout your treatment process, promoting healing and helping you achieve optimal hand and wrist health.

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