Do not smoke.
Are not on blood thinners at the time of surgery.
Have good control of medical problems such as diabetes or renal failure.
Understand the importance of post-operative follow-up and sometimes hand therapy.
To learn more about our hand services, call us today to schedule a consultation and learn how your hands may be restored to their best possible function and appearance.
The diagnosis may come often from a detailed description by the patient and confirmation may be achieved by one or more of the following:
Some problems such as webbed fingers (syndactyly) may be diagnosed with ultrasound long before birth.
Optimal restoration of function requires the skill and precision of an experienced hand surgeon. Dr. Hobbs has over 20 years of experience performing a wide range of hand surgery procedures. Our goal is to help you overcome the hand problems you are experiencing.
Hand surgery results depend on the condition of the patient. The ideal candidates for hand surgery includes patients who:
Restoring function is the key concept for hand surgery. Appearance is important but the most beautiful hands are of minimal value if they do not move. To restore function an accurate diagnosis of the problem is a prerequisite. We are privileged to have Dr. Roy Hobbs, one of several hand surgeons doing hand surgery in Spartanburg.