Hand and Orthopedic Upper Extremity Program Patient Resources

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Contact the Hand and Orthopedic Upper Extremity Program

  • 617-355-6021
  • International: +1-617-355-5209
  • Locations

Publications and Research

View our ongoing hand and upper extremity research.

Preparing For Your Visit

Planning a visit to the Orthopedic Center? Check out our Your Orthopedic Visit page for helpful information on what you can expect.

Cast Care and Maintenance

Fact Sheets

PDF fact sheets of hand and upper extremity conditions and treatments:

Arthrygryposis Polydactyly
Cleft Hand Radial Club Hand
Clinodactyly Radioulnar Synostosis
Constriction Band Syndrome Symbrachydactyly
Enchondroma Syndactyly
Macrodactyly Thumb Duplication
Madelung's Deformity Thumb Hypoplasia & Aplasia
Osteochondroma Ulnar Club Hand

External Resources

   •   American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
   •   Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA)
   •   Kya's Krusade– Resource center for children and families affected by physical disabilities, specializing
       in arthrogryposis

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