Injecting lidocaine with epinephrine is a new alternative to a tourniquet and sedation when performing hand surgery. This is known as the WALANT (wide awake local anesthesia no tourniquet) technique.
Recent research from the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Hand Research Laboratory shows that biomechanical manipulation can reduce carpal tunnel pressure.
Cleveland Clinic Hand and Upper Extremity Center surgeons have pioneered leading-edge techniques to treat arthritis in the wrist and eliminate pain while maintaining functional mobility.
Cleveland Clinic Upper Extremity Center surgeons are using new technology that minimizes intraoperative guesswork, eliminates the need for freehand osteotomy and correction, and adds precision to the restoration of anatomy.