Hand, Wrist & Elbow

Our orthopedic surgeons at Front Range Orthopedics & Spine are experienced, board certified and fellowship trained. We believe in offering the best orthopedic services for our valued patients in the communities where we are proud to live and work. With multiple offices serving Northern Colorado and Metro Denver, an elite team of orthopedic doctors, and a courteous staff that puts patients first, you can always expect the best care.

Diagnosis, Treatment and Pain Management Services

Conditions impacting the hand, wrist and elbow can be extremely restrictive, affecting your daily life and even your career. Surgeries for this area are extremely delicate, involving tiny nerves, muscles, tendons, joints and blood vessels. Our hand surgeon is fellowship trained and uses the latest equipment and most advanced techniques, including minimally-invasive arthroscopic surgeries. We also use revolutionary treatments such as Blood Product Injections therapy to treat chronic tendonitis and Collagenase Injection to treat Dupuytren’s Contracture.

Other hand, wrist and elbow conditions we diagnose and treat include:

  • Capitellar osteochondrosis or “little league elbow”
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (see video below)
  • Complex fractures
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dequervain’s Tendonitis
  • Duputryen’s Contracture
  • Game Keeper’s Thumb
  • Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow)
  • Mallet finger
  • Medial epicondylitis (golfer’s elbow)
  • Osteoarthritis of the elbow
  • Sprains and strains
  • Tennis and golfer’s elbow
  • Trigger finger (see video below)
  • UCL/MCL injuries

Hand, Wrist and Elbow Surgery and Procedure Options

Not all hand, wrist and elbow pain and injuries need to be corrected with surgery; however, some procedures our doctors provide include:

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Minimally invasive wrist arthroscopy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Collagenase Injection for Dupuytren’s Contracture

Call Front Range Orthopedics & Spine for an Appointment

Has your life been impacted by hand, wrist, or elbow pain? It’s time to find answers and get help. We encourage you to speak with our friendly staff today to set up an appointment by calling 303-772-1600.

Our Hand, Wrist, & Elbow Orthopedic Doctor

Doctor SpecialtyLocations
Dr. Timothy J. PaterHand, Wrist & Elbow
Small Joint Replacement

  • Rich Woodburn

    Rich Woodburn

    Surgeon: Dr. Timothy J. Pater

    Reason for orthopedic care: Hand, Wrist & Elbow

    Rich loves working on his cars, but it became difficult when he developed Dupytren’s Disease. Dupytren’s disease, also known as Viking’s disease, is a connective tissue disorder. The disease causes thickening in the palm and can progress to create flexion contractures of the fingers. When contractures progress and create functional difficulty, action should be taken. For […]

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  • Anne Schmitt

    Anne Schmitt

    Surgeon: Dr. Timothy J. Pater

    Reason for orthopedic care: Hand, Wrist & Elbow

    Anne Schmitt has been playing the piano since she was a little girl.  She also knits, gardens and shows her Australian Shepherds.  As pain started developing in her thumbs, she eventually had to give up the things she enjoyed, “I started getting pain in my thumbs all the time … even picking up a piece […]

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  • Louis Anderson

    Louis Anderson

    Surgeon: Dr. Curtis L. Leonard

    Reason for orthopedic care: Hand, Wrist & Elbow

    On a beautiful Sunday afternoon in May, Louis Anderson was enjoying a 32-mile bike ride on Big Dry Creek Trail. That enjoyment came to a screeching halt when Louis was thrown from his bike at 35 mph. When he hit the ground, he broke his wrist and skinned his knee all the way to the bone. […]

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