Orthopedists and hand specialists in North Denver

North Suburban Medical Center’s orthopedists in Thornton, Colorado treat conditions of the upper extremities—the hand, arm, wrist, elbow and shoulder. From chronic pain to broken bones, our orthopedic specialists are here to help restore your quality of life.

For more information about our hand and upper extremity care, please call (303) 920-4362.

Simple, everyday tasks, like using a pen or opening a bottle, can become difficult and painful with an injury or condition in the upper extremities. We understand that your hands and upper extremities play an important role in performing basic functions of daily living and that living with pain limits what you can do. That is why North Suburban is dedicated to accurately diagnosing the cause of your condition and providing state-of-the-art treatments and surgeries.

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Hand and upper extremity conditions we treat

Our Thornton orthopedists treat a variety of hand and upper extremity conditions, such as:

  • Arm injuries and disorders
  • Torn rotator cuff
  • Shoulder pain
  • Tendonitis
  • Dislocated shoulder
  • Joint diseases, like arthritis
  • Shoulder weakness/pain relief
  • Bursitis
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Bursitis
  • Carpel tunnel
  • Broken bones
  • Elbow injuries
  • Fractures, sprains and strains
  • Wrist injuries
  • Tendonitis

Hand and upper extremity treatments

Orthopedic specialists at North Suburban are highly trained in a variety of nonsurgical and surgical treatments. Before recommending hand surgery, elbow surgery, shoulder surgery or wrist surgery, we will exhaust all nonsurgical treatment options.

As part of your treatment plan, or following orthopedic surgery, our physical therapy and rehabilitation team will help you regain strength and lost movement.

Shoulder replacement surgery

North Suburban offers a comprehensive shoulder replacement program for patients with diseased and damaged shoulder joints. This damage can make repetitive shoulder motions severely painful. With shoulder replacement surgery, our orthopedic surgeons can alleviate your shoulder pain and restore your range of motion.