Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery offers services and programs through the following Divisions. Use these links to directly access all our Department sites.

Hand & Upper Extremity


The only treatment for this condition is surgery, which is usually reserved for individuals who have developed deformity as a result of the progressive condition. Several different surgical techniques can be used to remove the thickened fascia and correct the contracture. The aim of the surgery is to release the contracture and improve hand function by removing the diseased tissue.