Dr. Esther Rubinraut is highly regarded and esteemed as a skillful hand and wrist surgeon and her work is praised widely in the medical field. Her expertise includes performing surgeries for the treatment of various muscular and bone mass related diseases and medical conditions. All operations are performed at the Assuta Private Medical Center, thus ensuring that you will receive nothing less than the highest level of medical care during treatment and recovery.

  • Compressive Nerve Neuropathies

Also known as Nerve Compression Syndrome, Compressive Nerve Neuropathies is a medical condition which is caused by direct pressure inflicted on a single nerve, resulting in damage and pain. Carpal tunnel release, Ulnar nerve release, Cubital Tunnel, and Radial Tunnel Release treatments are performed to relieve patients from pain, numbness, and muscle weakness caused by this condition.

 

  • Osteoarthritis and Inflammatory Conditions

Osteoarthritis is a type of joint-related disorder that is caused by the breakdown of joint cartilage and the bone lying beneath. This disease is related to severe joint pains, stiffness, swelling, and more. It can be caused by several factors, including history of joint injury, inheritance, abnormal development of limb or joint, etc.

Arthrodesis, Arthroplasty, Trapeziectomy, and Ulnar Shortening treatments are carried out to provide relief from pain, better functioning of joints and relief from swellings.

 

  • Tendinopathies

Tendinopathy is essentially a disease related to tendons. This may cause soreness or palpitation and pain with exercise or movement. They may be caused on by various factors, but Dr. Esther’s treatments remedy the severity of the disease and provide you with pain-free and healthy tendons. The treatments of specialization include Trigger Finger, De-Quervain’s Tenosynovitis, Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow.

 

  • Wrist Arthroscopy

A specialized surgery that allows the doctor to see the inner side of a joint with a small caera, Wrist Arthroscopy is performed in a case when the patient bears an injury that causes impact on the wrist or twisting of the wrist. The symptoms include severe pain, clicks in movement, or swelling on wrist. These symptoms reflect that the wrist may have sustained an internal injury. Arthroscopy is a modern and advanced procedure for examining the injury and treating it. Wrist Arthroscopy is a procedure that can be used to treat and remove tumors of the wrist, support or diagnose internal fractures, clean internal infections, and even remove the excessive joint lining that is connected to inflammation from disorders like rheumatoid arthritis.

  • Kienbock’s Disease

Kienböck’s disease is a condition where the blood supply to one of the small bones in the wrist, the lunate, is interrupted. Damage to the lunate causes a painful, stiff wrist, and, over time, can lead to arthritis.

Although there is no complete cure for Kienböck’s disease, there are several nonsurgical and surgical options for treatment. Many patients can benefit from joint leveling procedures such as radial shortening and vascularized bone grafts.

 

  • Corrective Osteotomy

When a fracture has healed in a bad position it can cause pain and weakness. An osteotomy—a surgical operation whereby a bone is cut to shorten or lengthen it or to change its alignment—can restore function and alleviate pain.

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