Wrist Problems

Your wrist is a critical joint that acts as a hinge connecting your hand to your forearm. Subsequently, it’s not only painful but makes handling everyday tasks more challenging when you have to deal with wrist problems caused by an injury or disorder.

Get wrist pain relief

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Common Wrist Conditions & Injuries

You don’t have to live with wrist pain.

At Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center, our wrist specialists provide convenient care for a wide range of disorders. Some wrist problems we evaluate and treat include:

Dr. Smetana performed surgery on my right wrist after a fall. He explained in detail the procedure and answered all my questions. The physical therapist was helpful with exercises for recovery. Office staff and the doctor's medical assistants were helpful and kind.”

— Wrist Patient
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How Wrist Problems Are Treated

There are several wrist pain treatment options available. We’ll work with you, side-by-side, to create a customized care plan using time-tested non-surgical techniques and state-of-the-art surgical approaches for managing symptoms that best match your lifestyle and needs.


  • Anti-Inflammatory Diet
  • Bracing
  • Heat and Cold Therapy
  • Injections
  • NSAIDs
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Stretches
  • Swelling Control


  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Arthritis Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Fixation
  • Joint Fusion
  • Joint Replacement
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Mass Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nerve Repair
  • Nerve Transfer
  • Tendon Release
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Transfer
  • Tendonitis Release
  • Thumb Replacement Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy
  • Wound Care
  • Wrist Replacement

Can't put pressure on your wrist? 

Stop Wrist Pain that Won’t Go Away

We treat every wrist injury and disorder, even the most complex conditions.

Pain shouldn’t keep you from enjoying a normal life. Set in motion your recovery from wrist problems with complete care from Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center’s world-renowned group of hand surgeons, advanced practice providers, and prominent hand therapists.

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Call us directly at (317) 875-9105 or (800) 888-HAND.