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Hand

The hand is a very delicate and complex extension of your arm. Its muscles and joints provide great flexibility and precise movements in our everyday routines. The hand is constructed of very thin bones, tendons, and ligaments right under the skin which makes it quite vulnerable to injuries. To learn more about hand injuries and conditions…  

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Wrist

The wrist is a complex network of bones and joints; it provides great flexibility, allowing twisting, bending, extending, and side to side movements. It’s constructed with eight tiny bones known as the carpals and two larger forearm bones, the radius and ulna. The eight carpal bones are arranged in two rows, one on top of the other which allows for various movements. To learn more about wrist injuries and conditions…

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Elbow

The elbow is a complex joint that allows rotation to the hand and forearm while providing the arm with the ability to extend and flex. It contains many nerves, ligaments, and tendons that travel the length of the arm and extend into the hand and fingers. To learn more about elbow injuries and conditions….

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Shoulder

The shoulder region contains several joints, muscles, tendons, and ligaments providing great stability and mobility to the arm. For this reason, the shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body, making it vulnerable to common injuries and conditions. To learn more about shoulder injuries and conditions…

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Expert Knowledge From Shoulder to Fingertip

Welcome to the Hand to Shoulder Center of Wisconsin. With a collective experience of over 110 years, the physicians at Hand to Shoulder Center of Wisconsin have the knowledge and compassion to care and treat your upper extremity needs. They are dedicated to providing quality patient care with unrelenting attention to clinical excellence, patient satisfaction, and unparalleled commitment to assure the very best outcome in shoulder to fingertip care.

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Just before our daughter Emery turned two she broke her right elbow, after a trip to the ER we were referred to an Orthopedic Physician’s Assistant. She waivered on her...
Jesse Powell
Greenville, WI
When I lived in Illinois, I was diagnosed with Dupuytren's contracture on my left hand pinkie. It developed slowly over several years. When it finally reached an inconvenient stage, I...
Gene Paradiso
Sherwood, WI
My name is Jack Heinzl from Green Bay Wisconsin. I believe that my wife was the first right and left reverse shoulder replacement which was performed by Dr. VanZeeland in...
Jack Heinzl
Green Bay
I struggled with the decision to have surgery because I am a pianist. I wasn’t sure how my playing would be affected post-surgery. What finally pushed me to proceed was...
Cyndee Giebler
About 2 years ago I was referred to your facility with only some hope of finding out what was wrong with my hand. My hand stumped about 6 different doctors...
Jannie Boulanger
I can do all the things I thought I would never be able to do again... you have given me back my lifestyle
Diane E.
The team at Hand to Shoulder of Wisconsin has always provided excellent care for my occupational medicine patients. They understand the occupational medicine issues and keep patients as functional as...
Dr. Dumas
I received fantastic diagnosis and treatment at the Hand to Shoulder Center. I had broken a bone in my hand which was unfortunately not diagnosed by the urgent care physician...
Suzanne B.
Neenah
As an emergency physician at Theda Clark Emergency Department and Trauma Center I have had the pleasure of working with the physicians of Hand to Shoulder Center of Wisconsin for...
Dr. Hugo
Shortly after I fractured my left elbow in a fall on 5/18/17, I was referred to the Hand To Shoulder Center of Wisconsin by Dr. Clay Canaday, an orthopedic physician....
Candace Kosinski
Cecil, WI
My experience coming to the Hand to Shoulder Center has been extremely positive for me. I had gone to other clinics that I thought were positive until I came here...
Ginger
After an industrial work accident in which my right arm was amputated, I underwent approximately eighteen hours of surgery over the course of three days, in which time Dr. Scott...
Grady
My name is Jessica and I have completed a three-month occupational therapy internship with Hand to Shoulder Center of Wisconsin. It was an amazing rotation that offered more opportunities than...
Jessica M.
I noticed one night when shooting darts that I had little power in my right arm. That night a gentleman friend noticed my discomfort and asked me about the loss...
Carole Kositzke
I was a patient of Dr. Cherney. I came there for a cyst in the tip of my right hand. My sister Karen recommended Dr. Cherney. I also heard the...
Susan Bluma
I came for pain in my hand - had hand surgery and came to therapy there after. JoAnn has been wonderful with teaching and reassuring me - spent lots of...
Ginny Wojtowski
My therapy at Hand to Shoulder Center continues to be a very positive experience for me. My therapists have been Theresa and Laurie and they have been absolutely wonderful with...
Judy Schnese
I visited Hand to Shoulder the last three months of 2016 for a grade three separated shoulder. I have great respect for Dr. Olvey and his decisions and guidance on...
Timm
Appleton
I am offering this testimonial of my own free will. From the first phone call and visit everyone was absolutely caring -considerate-professional beyond believe. In today's fast society this quality...
Barb Fuhrmann
Appleton