Novi MI's Top-Rated Center For Orthopedic Surgery
Michigan Hand and Wrist Is Your #1 Source For Orthopedic Surgery In Novi!
Michigan Hand and Wrist, PC, was formed in 2001 by Dr. Jean-Paul Guiboux with one mission in mind - to provide the highest quality patient care around. Since then we have helped many different patients with various hand and wrist surgeries that have helped to increase their quality of life. While we do pursue all non-operative measures when assessing a client, there are times that surgery is necessary in order to move forward.
We offer comprehensive pediatric and adult care for shoulders, elbows, wrists, and hands. Our surgery is useful for the upper extremities, fractures, tendon tears, lacerations and injuries, joint replacement for arthritis, arthroscopy, nerve decompression, repairs and microsurgery. If you think that you need professional surgery from expert doctors don't hesitate to contact us today!
Meet Our Surgeons Who Specialize in Orthopedic Surgery Throughout Novi
Jean-Paul Guiboux, MD
Jean-Paul Guiboux, MD is an orthopaedic surgeon whose practice is limited to the treatment of hand and upper extremity disorders. Dr. Guiboux graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School in 1991. He completed his residency at William Beaumont Hospital in 1996. In 1997, Dr. Guiboux completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. Also in 2001, Dr. Guiboux founded Michigan Hand and Wrist, P.C. a comprehensive care center for treatment of upper extremity disorders.
Dr. Guiboux treats patients of all ages with expertise in the management of acute and chronic disorders of the hand and upper extremities including rheumatologic conditions, sports injuries, neurologic disorders, microvascular reconstruction and trauma.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Surgery
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a condition that causes pain tingling and numbness in the hands. It affects .1% of the population and occurs 3x more often in women than in men. The diagnosis of CTS can largely be made on the basis of a good history and physical exam. However, to obtain an accurate baseline of the function of the median nerve and to better predict ones prognosis after CT surgery a tests called electromyography and nerve conduction studies should be done. Treatment options for CTS range from splints for mild CTS to injections for temporizing relief to surgery for complete relief. Surgery, whether through a mini open or endoscopic approach is very quick to recovery from. Patients who work in an office can return to work the next day, while laborers typically take three to four weeks to return to full activities.
The Leading Wrist & Hand Orthopedic Surgery Center Serving Novi
The wrist is a complicated region of bones, ligaments, tendons and nerves. Wrist pain is a very common ailment affecting both the pediatric and adult population. The pain could present after a traumatic injury, or gradually over time. Wrist pain can frequently be significant in nature and interfere with daily living. Common causes of wrist pain include fracture, tendonitis, arthritis, nerve compression and sprains/ligament injury.
The hand is an intricate region of bones, ligaments, tendons and nerves. Hand pain is a relatively common problem that can affect people of all ages. Common causes of hand pain involve nerve compression (eg carpal tunnel syndrome), tendonitis, arthritis, or sprains/fractures after injury. Treatment for hand pain largely varies on the specific diagnosis. Options for treatment could involve simple interventions like anti-inflammatories, splinting and/or occupational therapy. However, more extensive treatment may be necessary using steroid injections or a surgical procedure. If you are experiencing significant or prolonged hand pain that is interfering with the activities you enjoy, feel free to contact our office to schedule an evaluation.
Tennis Elbow Surgery
Tennis elbow is also known medically as lateral epicondylitis. Tennis elbow is very common in males and females who are 30-60 years old. Treatment may consist of oral medications', exercise at home or with a therapist, bracing, injections and on occasion, surgery if required. A number of minimally invasive techniques are available for the treatment of tendon injuries if required including percutaneous tendon debridement or injection of platelet rich plasma.
Fees & Payments
We make every effort to decrease the cost of your medical care. Therefore, we request payment for all office services at the time they are rendered unless prior arrangements have been made. We accept cash, checks, Mastercard and Visa for your convenience. If we are a participating provider with your insurance company, we will bill your insurance company for you. However, payment is the patient's responsibility. We will help in any way to assist you in handling claims.