We have put in place new protocols to protect our patients, our staff, our doctors, and our community.
SYMPTOMS? (fever, chills, cough, cold-like symptoms)
ASYMPTOMATIC AFTER CLOSE CONTACT WITH COVID
(“Close Contact” = <6 feet away from an infected person for >15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period)
SHSG STRONGLY ENCOURAGES TO GET BOOSTER SHOTS WHEN ELIGIBLE
Telehealth consultations will be offered to eligible evaluations in order to support our greater community in decreasing person to person interactions. We offer convenient hours to video conference with your Seattle Hand Doctor &/or Hand Therapist. Telehealth is available to established and new patients. If you don’t want to leave home but desire an evaluation please inquire about Telehealth.
To ensure maximum benefit, Steroid Injections are not recommended two weeks prior and one week following a COVID vaccine. Please plan your visit accordingly.
One of the more common bones to break around the wrist is the scaphoid (sometimes called the navicular). The scaphoid is one of the first bones of the base of the hand (carpal bones) and sits on the end of one of the two forearm bones called the radius. Its location between the forearm and the hand combined with its narrow-waisted, peanut shape make it particularly vulnerable to breaking when the wrist is forcibly bent back…
The Seattle Hand Surgery Group® is dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment and care of hand, wrist and upper extremity injuries and disorders. Whether you suffer from a chronic disorder, a deformity, or have the misfortune of an acute injury, it is the sole focus of the Seattle Hand orthopedic surgeons to ensure high-quality comprehensive treatment and a speedy recovery.