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Hand Injury or Wrist Injury in Columbus & New Albany, OH

Suffering from a hand injury or wrist injury can be debilitating. JIS Orthopedics’ Board-Certified and Fellowship-Trained Hand & Wrist Specialist, Dr. AJ Julka, can help. JIS Orthopedics works closely with hand therapists and primary care physicians in order to provide every patient with a comprehensive and personalized care plan throughout the injury to recovery process.

Dr. Julka’s approach is to provide the most innovative and minimally invasive approach to each patient’s care. When possible, Dr. Julka is committed to helping patients non-operatively. If surgery is needed, the patient can feel comfortable knowing that Dr. Julka has performed over 5,000 hand, wrist, and elbow surgeries, and he is fellowship trained in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery at the highly esteemed Cleveland Clinic.


  • Arthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Learn More>>
  • CMC Joint Arthritis/Basal Thumb Arthritis – Learn More>>
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dequervein’s Tenosynovitis
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture/Disease
  • Forearm Fractures
  • Fracture/Dislocation
  • Gamekeeper’s Thumb
  • Ganglion Cysts
  • Ligament Tears
  • Lunate Avascular Necrosis (Kienbock’s)
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Nodules
  • Mallet Finger
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Paralytic Hand Deformity
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scaphoid Fracture
  • Scaphoid Non Union (Bone Grafting)
  • SLAC Wrist
  • Tendon Laceration
  • Tendon Subluxation
  • Texting Thumb
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tear (Skier’s Thumb)
  • Ulnocarpal Ubutment Syndrome
  • Wrist TFCC Tear


  • Bracing
  • Casting
  • Hand Therapy
  • Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Medication
  • Splinting
  • Steroid Injections


  • Carpal Tunnel Release – Learn More>>
  • CMC Arthroplasty LRTI Procedure
  • Cubital Tunnel Release
  • Dequervein’s Release Surgery
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture Release
  • Finger Contracture Release (Stiff Finger Release)
  • Finger Joint Replacement
  • Fracture Treatment
  • Ganglion Cyst Excision
  • Hand Arthroscopy
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Ligament Repair or Ligament Reconstruction
  • Mass or Tumor Removal
  • MCP or Knuckle Joint Replacement (rheumatoid or osteoarthritis)
  • Nail Bed Repair
  • Nerve Repairs
  • Paralytic Hand Release and Tendon Transfer
  • Reduction and Fracture Fixation
  • Revision Operations
  • Scaphoid Fracture Fixation
  • Skier’s Thumb Fixation (Thumb UCL Repair)
  • Skin Flap
  • Skin Graft
  • Tendon Repairs
  • Tendon Transfer Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Ulnar Shortening
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wrist Arthroscopy (TFCC Repair)
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement


  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Learn More>>
  • JIS Orthopedics Adds Hand, Wrist, & Elbow to Services Offered in New Albany – Learn More>>
  • What’s New in the Treatment of Thumb Arthritis – Learn More>>

The complexity of the hand and wrist makes getting the right treatment from an expert crucial. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, hand and wrist injuries accounted for nearly 17 lost workdays per 10,000 full-time workers, which was the second most to only to back injuries.1 Also, the bones in the hand represent over 25% of the total amount of bones in the human body, 27 bones that make up each hand, adding up to 54 bones together.2

Whether you are an athlete, weekend warrior or enjoy spending time with your grandchildren, the JIS Orthopedics team of surgeons can treat nearly any condition of the hand, wrist, or elbow.

Schedule an appointment today with JIS Orthopedics. (link)


1Bureau of Labor Statistics. Available: https://www.bls.gov/. Accessed February 17, 2022.

2Hand Surgery Specialists of Texas. 5 Fun Facts About the Hand and Arm Bones. Available: https://carpaltunnelpros.com/2015/03/17/5-fun-facts-about-the-hand-and-arm-bones/. Accessed February 17, 2022.

Ask-a-Doc :: Who is Dr. AJ Julka? (w/Dr. AJ Julka)

Dupuytren Contracture Release Before and After Surgery

Tendon Transfer Surgery Post Operative Recovery for Claw Hand

Severe Revision Dupuytren's Contracture Release Results Post Op

Rheumatoid Hand Deformity Before and After Surgery

Rheumatoid Arthritis Hand Surgery 2 week Post Operative Results

Rheumatoid Arthritis Hand Deformity Pre Operative Assessment

AJ Julka MD Hand, Wrist and Elbow Surgeon

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If you’re suffering from finger pain, hand pain, wrist pain, or any upper extremity injuries, learn how Dr. AJ Julka and JIS Orthopedics can help you get back to living your life without limits. To schedule a consultation, click the button below!



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