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Hand and Wrist

Hand And Wrist | Orthopaedic Institute of Western Kentucky
OIWK | Hand and Wrist Center | Paducah

The Orthopaedic Institute of Western Kentucky’s (OIWK) Hand and Wrist Center treats any acute or chronic pain in the hand or upper extremity (arm).

Of course, hand and wrist discomfort severely hamper everyday activities, so it’s crucial to address these types of pain as soon as possible. Our top priority at the Hand & Wrist Center is to get you back to work, school, and life.

The Center is composed of experienced medical professionals who have worked as a team since the facility’s inception. All personnel stay up to date on technology and research to give you the most medically advanced care possible. Our staff also includes the only orthopedic fellowship-trained physician in the region who specializes in hand and upper extremity conditions. 

At the Hand & Wrist Center, you will receive quick and convenient service. We provide all services—from evaluation to post-surgical care—in one facility. This includes X-rays, MRIs, and therapy. 

OIKY | Our Services | Hand & Wrist Center | Dr. Patton

We also work closely with the OIWK Therapy Center’s staff, including its certified hand therapist. This collaboration encourages more comprehensive care and helps provide the best outcome for your treatment. In fact, we believe a team approach is vital for your successful recovery. 

Schedule Your Appointment

Schedule your appointment at the OIWK Hand & Wrist Center today and take the first step toward resuming normal life.

(270) 442-9461


Hand and Wrist Center

Our Services

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Dupuytren’s Contractures

Finger Dislocations

Finger Sprains

Ganglion Cyst

Hand and Wrist Arthritis

Hand Fractures

Mallet Finger (Jamming a Finger)


Trigger Finger

Wrist Fractures

Wrist Sprains

Wrist Tendonitis

Shoulder & Elbow

Arthritis Surgery in the Shoulder and Elbow


Distal Biceps and Triceps Ruptures

Elbow Arthroscopy

Elbow Fractures/Dislocations

Elbow Replacement

Elbow Sports Injuries

Elbow Surgery

Rotator Cuff Injuries

Shoulder Fractures

Shoulder Instabilities

Shoulder Replacement

Shoulder Sports Injuries

Shoulder Surgery


Hand and Wrist Center

Our Physician

Orthopaedic Institute of Western Kentucky | Our Staff | Jason Patton, M.D. | Hand and Wrist

Jason G. Patton, MD



Why Our Patients Choose Us

“Before I started Hand Therapy at OIWK, I thought I would not be able to use my hand ever again. Now, I can with the help of the exercises and hand therapists.”

Hand Therapy Patient, 2021

“I am so thankful that I can still play the piano and the organ. I appreciate the help so much.”

 Patient, 2019