Arthritis of the Hand & Wrist Katy TX
Have you noticed progressive pain and stiffness of your hand or wrist? A common cause of these symptoms is arthritis, a degenerative condition affecting the smooth cartilage surface of your joints. At The Hand and Plastic Surgery Center of Katy, we offer treatment options for arthritis of the hand and wrist that can help to restore your quality of life. Hand and plastic surgeon Dr. Dipan Das
The Different Types of Arthritis
There are many types of arthritis including osteoarthritis, post-traumatic arthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. All types can progress to disabling pain, stiffness, and joint instability.
While there is no cure for arthritis, multiple treatment options exist for your symptoms. First line treatments include splints, anti-inflammatory medication, and activity modification. For more advanced and symptomatic cases, steroid injections can be of significant benefit. In cases where conservative options have been exhausted, surgical intervention may be warranted. Our hand surgery specialists will discuss with you these options and collaborate with you and your other physicians to determine the best treatment plan in your unique situation.
What to Expect
The length of your recovery following hand surgery for arthritis will depend on the type of procedure performed. Patients will likely experience some swelling and discomfort that will subside over time. Physical therapy may be recommended following surgery to help regain movement and strength in the hand.
Arthritis Treatment Cost
The cost of your arthritis treatment in Katy will depend on the type of treatment used and whether or not surgery is required. During your consultation, Dr. Das will take the time to properly diagnose the issue and go over your treatment options to help determine the best approach for you. He can answer any questions you have about treatment cost, insurance, and the payment options available to you.
Schedule a Consultation
If you think you may have arthritis of the hand or wrist, please contact our office at 832-232-HAND (4263) to see Dr. Das. He can properly diagnose the issue and formulate an effective treatment plan. Our team at The Hand and Plastic Surgery Center of Katy is dedicated to providing the best treatment options for arthritis of the hand and wrist that Katy, TX has to offer.