In each section there will be a description of preoperative and postoperative measures and of conservative treatments for the various conditions. Each section also contains a brief description of the surgical procedure. The book is written for those medical and paramedical people who are called on to see, assess and treat patients with conditions of the hand and upper extremity. These professionals include physiotherapists, occupational therapists and hand surgeons; those in rehabilitation medicine, Rheumatologys and Pain Management Personnel. There is no other one volume text of this size which covers this wide field in such a clear, didactic and illustrated fashion.