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We have established protocols for staff and physicians to ensure that our response is consistent with the standards of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local and state health departments. Many office visits can be done via Telemedicine.

Due to the increasingly stringent Shelter In Place orders, the need for determining true necessity for in-office visits is essential and required. Someone from your clinical team will contact you to determine your current needs.

Wrist pain

Hand Surgery

Injuries and chronic conditions in your hand can make even basic tasks challenging and painful.

Hand surgery from Orthopaedic Specialists of Austin can restore function to your hands and minimize pain. 

See how minimally invasive surgery at our offices in the Austin, TX, area can improve your quality of life. 

Benefits of Hand Surgery  At Our Austin-Area Offices 

Minimized Pain

Having a chronic hand condition usually involves some level of consistent pain. By correcting the issue through orthopedic techniques, our hand surgeons can alleviate or greatly minimize your pain. 

Restore Appearance 

Damaged tendons or nerves can cause swelling around the joints. Some conditions can cause lumps to form in your hands. Hand surgery at one of our offices can improve the look of your hands, reducing swelling and eliminating any lumps. 

Better Function

 Hand issues like carpal tunnel syndrome and arthritis can make it difficult to use your hands. Tasks like typing, writing, and opening doors can become much more difficult if your nerves are damaged or if your hand is suffering from an injury. Our orthopedic specialists use the least invasive techniques available to restore function to your hands, allowing you to type, cook and open doors with ease. 

Contact Us If You Have Hand Pain 

Our doctors can examine your hands and health history to determine if a surgical or non-surgical treatment can improve your condition.  

If surgery is recommended for your hand, Orthopaedic Specialists of Austin, TX, will use minimally invasive techniques, like endoscopic surgery. Our surgeons can also address tendon and nerve issues in your elbows and wrists: golfer's elbow and tennis elbow are no longer confined to athletes as computer usage and other repetitive strains can cause injury. 

With two offices in Austin, one in Lampasas, TX, and another in Cedar Park, TX, our team of board-certified specialists are ready to help you. Request a consultation online or call:


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Katie Pate


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Dr. Seade was always patient and treated my concerns as legitimate. I was in a rollover in 2020 and had shoulder pain and limited ROM, and after we tried conservative management, Dr. Seade went in and took care of the problem surgically. I have been recovering well so far and I can’t thank Dr. Seade and his team enough for their care over the last year.

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Wendy Spencer


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Dr. Catlett is fantastic. Helped my Mother regain mobility by doing her desperately needed hip replacement surgery that other doctors told her would have to wait till she lost weight. He got her approved through her insurance and made it happen in less than a month. His caring and compassion demeanor is so wonderful and refreshing. 

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Common Hand Conditions  Our Greater Austin Hand Surgeons Can Address

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

A pinched nerve in the wrist can cause carpal tunnel syndrome. The pinched nerve can result from wrist placement when typing and using a computer, a fracture, or other factors. Carpal tunnel syndrome can weaken your hands and cause chronic pain. Numbness and tingling are other common symptoms. 

If we diagnose you with carpal tunnel syndrome at one of our Austin offices or at our Lampasas or Cedar Park, TX, locations, we can recommend treatments like bracing or cortisone shots. For advanced carpal tunnel syndrome, we may recommend a surgical procedure. 

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If you're experiencing swelling and tenderness in the joints, you may have arthritis. Pain and stiffness are other common symptoms associated with the condition. Our hand surgeons can treat different forms of arthritis including osteoarthritis, wrist arthritis, thumb arthritis, post-traumatic arthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. 

Medication and therapy can help manage different forms of arthritis. If you have joint damage or are experiencing more severe complications, our doctors may recommend endoscopic surgery. 

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Hand Fracture

Your hands may swell and be in pain after a fall or bad car accident. If you suspect that you're suffering from a hand fracture, you should have it examined as soon as possible. The bones may heal incorrectly if you avoid seeing a doctor, which can hinder your functionality and cause chronic pain. 

Our doctors may be able to treat a fractured hand with a cast or a splint. Should your hand require surgery, our hand surgeons will use advanced tools and conservative techniques during the procedure. 

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Types of Hand Surgeries  Performed at Our Greater Austin, TX, Offices 


Often used to address carpal tunnel syndrome, endoscopic surgery is a minimally invasive method that involves small incisions in the hand and wrist. A tiny camera is put through the incision, allowing our surgeons to see the ligaments, nerves, or tendons they're working on. 


A specific form of endoscopic surgery, arthroscopic surgery uses a small camera to treat a joint. This form of surgery is often used for a wrist or elbow. 


Large incisions are made on the hand, allowing surgeons to access bones, tendons, and nerves. This type of surgery causes the most scarring and has the longest recovery time. 

More Top Reviews for Our Texas Practice 


Robert E Brown


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They are very nice and efficient. And very helpful.

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Clark Hill


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Very happy with the service and care provided.

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Managing Hand Pain 

Arthritis and carpal tunnel can cause chronic pain. If you're waiting for surgery or are managing your condition through non-surgical methods, our doctors recommend the following for managing hand pain:

  • Reduce repetitive hand movements
  • Wear splints at night 
  • Minimize stress levels
  • Wear protective gear like gloves and wristguards
  • Minimize the level of strain on your hands 
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Orthopaedic Specialists of Austin

At Orthopaedic Specialists of Austin, we have a team of board-certified specialists who can treat a wide range of conditions. Our specialists use the most advanced techniques to provide minimally invasive treatment options.

For more information about our services, contact our office online or call (512) 476-2830 today.

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