Hand surgery requires consideration of the entire hand up to the shoulder as an interconnected unit because of its' unique complexity and intricacy. Whether treating fractures, arthritis, or deformities, a hand surgeon considers the entire hand, wrist, forearm, arm, and shoulder. The hand specialists at Lowcountry Orthopaedics treat conditions involving the bones, tendons, and muscles of the hands, wrist, elbow, shoulder, arm and forearm.