Your foot is a marvelously complex weave of muscle, tendon and ligaments that hold together a system of 28 bones. The foot and ankle surgeons of Vista Health System perform delicate surgeries on breaks and tears to the tender tissues and bones of these body parts.
Muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves and joints form the complex components that enable your hands to perform all kinds of tasks through the course of each and every day. Our orthopedic surgeons and occupational therapists work together to provide comprehensive treatment for patients with virtually any kind of hand injuries or disorders.
After a thorough evaluation, they’ll recommend full treatment (surgery, therapy or a combination of both) for conditions including:
Occupational therapists specializing in hand therapy are available to work with patients following repetitive strain, traumatic injury or surgical treatment of the hand, wrist, forearm or elbow. Methods are individualized and may include: preventive care; customized splinting; scar, edema and pain management; ergonomic assessment; job simulation training; exercise programs; joint protection education; and energy conservation training.
For more information, please contact:
Joint Replacement Coordinator
Vista Medical Center East
1324 N. Sheridan Road
Waukegan, IL 60085