The bones, nerves, joints, and muscles of the hands, wrist, forearm and elbow are critical to nearly every activity of daily living. When injury or disease threatens their viability, overall quality of life is at risk as well. Dr. William Van Wyk specializes in treating children and adults suffering from bone and soft-tissue conditions of the hand and upper extremity.
Dr. Van Wyk will explain your condition and treatment options, and then work with you to determine a personalized recovery plan. Click on each of these tabs below to know more about various services offered by The Office of Dr. William Van Wyk.
Hand and Fingers
Our hands serve many purposes, and when there is a problem it is very difficult to function. Dr. William Van Wyk is trained to care for these issues with and without surgery. Dr. Van Wyk works closely with our on-site Certified Hand Therapists to treat a wide variety of conditions utilizing conservative alternatives in order to ensure our patients receive the most appropriate care for their hand condition. Learn More
Wrist & Forearm
Wrist injuries can happen suddenly, as in a fall, or from wear and tear from everyday activity. Dr. Van Wyk works closely and communicates regularly with our on-site Certified Hand Therapists to monitor the patients’ progress to ensure our patients receive the most appropriate care for their wrist condition. Injury to the forearm usually results from trauma related to a fall, a vehicle accident, sports injury or repetitive injury. Pain in the forearm can arise from injury or inflammation that affects any of the tissues of the forearm, including the muscles, bones, blood vessels, tendons, and skin. Learn More
The elbow is a complex joint that allows you to perform pushing and pulling movements and to rotate your forearm. Elbow pain can be caused by injury or strain to the bones in your elbow joint, the surrounding muscles or tendons, which attach the muscles to the bones. Dr. Van Wyk works closely with our on-siteCertified Hand Therapists to treat a wide variety of conditions using conservative alternatives in order to ensure our patients receive the most appropriate care for their elbow condition. Learn More
Pediatric and Congenital
A congenital condition is one that a child is born with. Any type of deformity in a newborn infant can become a challenge for the child as he or she grows. Early consultation with a hand surgeon is an important part of the treatment process for the child born with a hand or upper extremity deformity. Learn More
Hand & Upper Arm Extremity Therapy
Hand Therapy is performed on patients with conditions affecting the hands and upper extremities, including those affected by accident or trauma leaving them with wounds, scars, burns, injured tendons or nerves, fractures, or even amputations. Those who suffer from conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome and tennis elbow, as well as from such chronic problems as arthritis or a neurologic condition (i.e., stroke) also benefit from this therapy. Our hand and upper extremity therapy is provided by Certified Hand Therapists who have undergone specialized training as endorsed by The American Society of Hand Therapists. Learn More