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As part of our comprehensive approach to care, we help parents get answers to questions about care and treatment for hand and upper extremity disorders. If you have any additional questions, we’re always happy to help.

Online Resources for Children with Upper Limb Deficiencies

Scheduling Surgery Contact Information

Children's National

Pediatric Specialists of Virginia

Orthopaedic Hand Surgery Post-Operative Instructions

Use these instructions to help guide home and follow-up care for children undergoing hand surgery.

Scheduling Surgery

We offer information and instructions to make scheduling surgery and pre-operative care for your child as seamless as possible.

Literary Resources

These books can be useful materials in understanding hand and upper extremity disorders:

  • One-Handed in a Two-Handed World by Tommye-Karen Mayer
  • Harry and Willy and Carrothead by Judith Caseley

Preparing for Surgery


Having Surgery: What to Expect

When preparing for your child�s surgery, it is important that you understand the process and feel comfortable with our facility. View our resources to help prepare you and your child before, during and after surgery.