Injuries or Diseases of the hands can cause a large amount of concern, as use of the hands are a large part of carrying out daily tasks. Even a small degree of discomfort or a mild deformity can cause serious consequences. At the beginning of the 19th century, major advances were being made in the realm of general surgery, but there was little attention placed on the hand. Since that time, great progress has been made in understanding and treating problems with the hand. Dr. Richard Burkett can treat a large number of hand problems in his office for patients’ convienience. More complicated hand problems can rapidly be addressed as outpatient procedures in closely located facilities.
All patients seen in Dr. Burkett’s office always receive very personal individual care of the highest standard. It is the goal of Dr. Burkett and his staff to meet and exceed each patients treatment expectations, and help them return their work and recreational actives as rapidly as possible.
Common injuries and conditions of the hand that Dr. Burkett see, but not limited to, include: