Carpal Tunnel

The carpal tunnel runs from the base of the hand through the wrist. Compression of the median nerve, which passes through the carpel tunnel, may cause symptoms that range from tingling in the fingers to pain radiating up the arm.

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Hand Fractures

Fractures of the hand can occur in either the small bones of the fingers (phalanges) or the long bones (metacarpals). They can result from a twisting injury, a fall, a crush injury, or direct contact in sports.

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Nerve Injuries

Nerves are fragile and can be damaged by pressure, stretching, or cutting. Injury to a nerve can stop signals to and from the brain, causing muscles not to work properly, and a loss of feeling in the injured area.

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About the Practice

Dr. William Truluck, a fellowship trained hand, wrist, elbow and microvascular surgeon, established the Great Lakes Hand Surgery Center in 2009. The practice is focused on problems of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. Our specialization in these areas allows us to provide an accurate diagnosis and administer effective treatment and care. Dr. Truluck welcomes patients with simple or complex problems and provides excellent and compassionate care for both operative and non-operative cases. Dr. Truluck and our staff look forward to having you as our patient.

To help facilitate your treatment, basic x-ray and hand therapy services are available on site.

We strive to deliver competent, personalized, and compassionate care. Our friendly staff is available to assist you with all aspects of your care including scheduling appointments, verifying insurance benefits, coordinating and scheduling tests outside of our office, scheduling your surgery, casting and splint fabrication, and taking x-rays.