Treating Hand, Wrist & Elbow Pain in the Central Valley
You use your hands, wrists and elbows in most of your daily activities, and an injury to one of them may cause you serious pain. Kaweah Delta and your orthopedic surgeons can help correct injuries to the tendons, joints, nerves and bones in these areas of the body. Orthopedic surgery can alleviate pain and help get you back on track.
Common Causes of Hand, Elbow & Wrist Pain
Some hand, wrist and elbow pain may be more subtle than others. A few common causes of hand, wrist and elbow pain are:
- Broken bones
- Trigger finger
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Sprains and strains
- Golfer’s elbow
Be sure to consult an orthopedic surgeon about treatment for these conditions. If your pain persists and treatment is not working, you may need to consider surgery.
Hand, Wrist & Elbow Surgery
Your orthopedic surgeon may recommend surgical treatment if your elbow, wrist or hand pain persists through nonsurgical treatment. Discuss surgery with your doctor if you are experiencing any of the following:
- Inability to carry things or use your arms
- Pain at night or as you rest
- Pain that persists for several days
- Swelling or bruising around joints or arms
Local orthopedic surgeons are committed to ensuring your full comfort before and after surgery. Be sure to attend your pre-admission and testing appointment before your procedure. Recovery and rehabilitation are vital to helping you return to normal activities comfortably. After each surgery, you will work with your orthopedic surgeon and staff members at Kaweah Delta Rehabilitation Hospital and Therapy Specialist to begin an exercise program tailored to helping you regain range of motion in your hand, wrist or elbow.
Schedule an Appointment at Kaweah Delta
Schedule a consultation with your primary care doctor or click HERE for a list of specialists in your area.
In Visalia, Kaweah Delta and local orthopedic surgeons partner to provide excellent hand, wrist and elbow treatments for patients from Visalia, Hanford, Tulare, Porterville, Fresno, Bakersfield and surrounding areas.