With Dr. Christopher Chadderdon & Dana Cumberworth, PA-C


OrthoCarolina went inside the operating room at Mallard Creek Surgery Center to live stream a patient undergoing a trigger finger and carpal tunnel surgery. The surgery was performed by hand specialists Dr. Christopher Chadderdon and Physician Assistant Dana Cumberworth

Didn't get a chance to join us live on Facebook? You can watch the surgery anytime above - just push play.

You've got questions? We've got answers.

Throughout the live surgery, viewers asked Dr. Chadderdon and Dana a variety of questions about trigger finger, carpal tunnel and surgery in general. 

Dana joined us in a follow-up video to address all your questions and you can read more here:

-Yes You Could Watch Your Own Surgery + Other Questions from Our Trigger Finger & Carpal Tunnel Live Surgery Answered-

We know hand health - keep learning with us.

Typing, scrolling, clicking and gripping – our hands make all these tasks possible but they tend to go unnoticed. We think about stretching our backs, massaging our necks and taking care of the parts of our bodies that work hardest, but hands can be overlooked.

You saw her in our live surgery, now learn from PA Dana how you can relieve and prevent hand pain:

-3 Hand-Care Recommendations From an Orthopedist-

Many overuse ailments start with the small tasks you perform each day. It's all about Everyday Ergonomics and how you set up your work station from keyboard and mouse to chair and monitor:

-How to Set Up a Healthy Workstation-

Concerned that trigger finger may be affecting you or someone you love? Dr. Chadderdon walks us through the five most common symptoms:

-Five Symptoms That Point to Trigger Finger-

We're also here for you in person.

Ready to take the next step with hand or any other orthopedic issue you might be experiencing? Make an appointment with Dr. Chadderdon or PA Dana by calling the OrthoCarolina Hand Center at 704.323.2426. You can also find the OC location nearest you or call 866.447-7923 to learn about your options or make an appointment.

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April 07, 2019

How can I get in touch with Dana and the doctor good job I have problems with my hands too
- Rosettatwillie61@gmail.com
Reply From: OrthoCarolina

April 08, 2019

Hi there, you can contact them directly at 704.323.2426. Thank you very much.

March 23, 2019

I really enjoyed the surgery. The doctor explained everything well. I will be back! Cheers, Roxana
- Roxans

February 10, 2019

I had carpel tunnel surgery on my right hand in 2015 it haven't been right since, sharp shooting pain every day!! Can I call to make an appointment with Dr. Chadderdon?
- Betty Dinkins
Reply From: OrthoCarolina

February 10, 2019

Hi Betty, yes you can. Please call the Hand Center at 704.323.2426

February 08, 2019

This team is great! Dr. Chadderdon & Dana did my carpal tunnel surgery. I could not be more pleased with the results. Amazing people doing an amazing job!
- Lynne Moore
Reply From: OrthoCarolina

February 08, 2019

Thank you Lynne

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