Hand & Wrist Specialists

Southeast Orthopedic Specialists realizes the importance of your hands. When properly functioning, our hands allow us to do so much. Their ability to perform rapid and precise movements allows us to play the piano, violin or guitar, and their strength can allow us to operate a jackhammer, lift heavy weights, or play competitive sports. Their delicate sensibility allows us to read Braille, determine subtle differences in textures and temperatures, and convey affection to a loved one.

Underneath the surface of our hands is one of the most intricate networks of bones, ligaments, nerves, muscles and tendons, all of which must move and function in a precise and harmonious manner. When injury or disease occurs, expert care is needed to restore our hands to their fullest potential.

Trauma, arthritis, carpal tunnel, and a myriad of other conditions can afflict your upper extremities, causing pain and affecting your quality of life. You can feel confident in the abilities of your Southeast Orthopedic Specialists hand surgeon.

As Northeast Florida’s only team of fellowship-trained orthopedic specialists, our physicians have received advanced training in a very specific part of the body or area of orthopedics and continue to accumulate years of intensive study within this specialty. With distinct sub-specialties, our practice ensures unparalleled expertise in the diagnosis, treatment, and surgery of musculoskeletal conditions.

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Shaun Janse van Rensburg, DC

Chiropractic Physician

Expert Chiropractic Medicine encompasses manual manipulations of the spine and extremities to restore proper mobility of the joint. Additionally, manual manipulations focus on proper biomechanics to avoid compensation throughout the body that could lead to pain and injury.



What is a Ganglion Cyst and Can It be Treated

Of all the ailments an orthopedic doctor can help cure, Ganglion cysts are one of the most common. Ganglion cysts are viscous fluid filled lumps or masses that form around joints and tendons. They tend to be firm to the touch and uniformly round. Often, orthopedic doctors will use a light to determine if...

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