- Experience. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors diagnose and treat around 5,000 people with ulnar wrist pain.
- Expertise. Mayo Clinic specialists were the first to identify a common but unrecognized cause of ulnar wrist pain. Mayo specialists also developed a simple physical test for initial diagnosis of ulnar wrist pain.
- Advanced techniques. Mayo Clinic patients have access to the latest imaging and treatment technology. State-of-the-art CT and MRI help Mayo doctors find the source of your pain. Most ulnar wrist surgeries at Mayo use minimally invasive techniques, which speed recovery.
- Team approach. Treating ulnar wrist pain takes cooperation by specialists in orthopedics, radiology, rheumatology, sports medicine, and physical medicine and rehabilitation. Mayo specialists work together to ensure that you receive all the expertise you need.
- Time for you. Your Mayo Clinic doctors will take time to listen, discuss options and answer your questions about ulnar wrist pain.
- Research. Mayo Clinic researchers are investigating new ways to diagnose and treat ulnar wrist pain. You have access to the expertise of Mayo's clinician-researchers.
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At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.
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