Medical Services related to John Robert Lien MD

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a condition caused by increased pressure on the median nerve at the wrist. There is a space in the wrist called the carpal tunnel, where the median nerve and multiple tendons pass from the forearm into the hand.  Carpal tunnel syndrome happens when swelling in this tunnel pinches, or compresses, the nerve.

De Quervain Tenosynovitis

De Quervain tenosynovitis is a condition that causes pain and swelling at the base of the thumb and the thumb side of the wrist.

Dupuytren’s Disease / Dupuytren's Contracture

Dupuytren's disease (or Dupuytren's Contracture) is the name of a condition in which the fingers are permanently pulled toward the palm because of a shortening, thickening, and excess of the connective tissue in the palm of the hand. 

Hand Surgery

The team of specialists who performs hand surgery at the University of Michigan Health System is dedicated to providing comprehensive care for a variety of hand problems. Beginning with your initial consultation, and concluding with your last visit, our team strives to make your experience a positive one.

Trigger Finger

The University of Michigan hand surgery team specializes in the treatment of trigger finger, from mild to severe. Our goal is to restore comfort and function as soon as possible with minimal impact on the patient’s quality of life.

Wrist Fractures

The University of Michigan hand surgery team is fellowship trained and specializes in the treatment of wrist fractures, from simple to complex. Our goal is to restore mobility and function of the wrist as soon as possible with minimal impact on the patient’s quality of life.