Formerly known as Alaska Hand-Elbow-Shoulder & Rhyneer Caylor Clinic.

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6 Signs of De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

If you suffer from pain on the thumb side of the wrist, you might be experiencing De Quervain's Tenosynovitis. This condition occurs when the tendons on the thumb side of the wrist become inflamed and cause pain when extending the thumb. This condition is common in mothers with young children who …

Pleased to Welcome Dr. Tyler W. Smith

Meet the newest addition to our team of orthopedic specialists, Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon, Dr. Tyler W. Smith. Dr. Tyler Smith is a Board Eligible Orthopedic Trauma surgeon who completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Missouri.  He graduated from University of Missouri-Kansas …

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome | Carpal Tunnel Surgery in Anchorage, AK A common orthopedic condition is called Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.  Many people experience pain, numbness, and tingling in their hands and are unsure of the cause. Some describe it as feeling …

What Is Sports Medicine?

Unresolved sports injuries may be an indication that you need to see a sports medicine specialist to avoid future complications. This blog post will inform you about what sports medicine is, and when you may need to seek treatment for a condition resulting from a sports injury. Let’s Define …

When Would an Alaskan Need an Orthopedic Surgeon?

Do you enjoy outdoor activities but haven't been able to fully enjoy them because of a recent injury or pain? Injuries or conditions left untreated can become chronic issues that hinder mobility and cause further pain. This blog post will inform you why you may need to see an orthopedic surgeon to …

Welcome to Alaska Orthopedic Specialists

Alaska Orthopedic Specialists (AOS) is the result of Rhyneer Caylor Clinic joining forces with Alaska Hand-Elbow-Shoulder as of October 1, 2021. Under this new name, our diverse team of specialists can offer expanded services with the same small-practice feel and compassionate values. We are …