Hand & Upper Extremities | The Orthopedic Institute of NJ

A doctor examines a patient's hand and wrist.

At The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey, our specialized physicians effectively diagnose and treat conditions of the hand and upper extremity (shoulder, arm, elbow and wrist) as well as the associated nerves, ligaments, tendons, muscles and bones.

Using extensive diagnostic testing and minimally invasive techniques, we will restore motion and function, relieving pain for adult, adolescent and pediatric patients of all activity levels.

Our Services

Below are some of the conditions treated and services offered at our practice:

  • Arthritis: We work with our experienced rheumatology department to provide comprehensive pain management and treatment of arthritis and its effects.

  • Entrapment neuropathy: A minimally invasive surgical technique known as carpal tunnel release may be performed in a short period of time using a local anesthetic for the treatment of carpal tunnel as well as cubital tunnel syndrome and radial tunnel syndrome.

  • Fractures, strains and sprains: Our experienced orthopedic physicians will create a customized treatment plan for these common injuries to the arms, hands, shoulders, elbows and wrists.

  • Nerve and tendon repair: Using the latest in minimally invasive technology, our experienced surgeons will diagnose and repair damage to the nerves and tendons of the hand and upper extremity.

  • Rehabilitation: Our highly trained and certified physical therapy team offers specialized services for hand therapy and rehabilitation and other parts of the body.

  • Sports injuries: Our team specializes in treating injuries related to sports and high- level activity.

View Our Other Specialties

Sports Medicine is the branch of medicine specific to the prevention and treatment of injuries and illnesses resulting from the training for and participation in athletic activities.

At The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey, our specialized physicians effectively diagnose and treat conditions of the hand and upper extremity (shoulder, arm, elbow and wrist) as well as the associated nerves, ligaments, tendons, muscles and bones.

As one of the largest orthopedic practices in New Jersey, The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey offers comprehensive joint replacement services to adult, children and adolescent patients who have exhausted all other methods of treatment for their joint injury or condition.

With years of experience, the physicians at The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey specialize in diagnosing and treating all conditions regarding the foot and ankle along with the associated ligaments, tendons, muscles, nerves and bones.

The spine, which forms the base for the rest of our skeletal system, is a semi-rigid structure consisting of 33 vertebrae (block-like series of bones) that are connected together by spinal discs, ligaments, joints and muscles.

Rheumatic diseases are painful conditions caused by the swelling or inflammation in the muscles, joints, ligaments or tendons.

At The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey, our team of licensed and certified physical therapists and athletic trainers work with our dedicated physicians using the latest techniques to help our patients restore motion and function as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Meet Our Specialist

Dr. CorriganDr. Frank J. Corrigan

Orthopedic Physician

Dr. Frank J. Corrigan manages all aspects of hand and upper extremity care. Board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery with a Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand, Dr. Corrigan is an orthopedic surgeon with previous private practice experience and a member of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.

More Information

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The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey is a premier multi-disciplinary center offering complete orthopedic care, rehabilitation and pain management services to patients of all ages and activity levels using a customized treatment plan to fit individual needs.

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