At the Wrist and Hand Center of Waco, you are treated to exceptional service by our whole team of experts led by Dr. John J. Faillace. He is a Board Certified orthopedic surgeon with a sub specialty in hand surgery who treats both adults and children for all conditions of the hand, wrist and elbow such as carpal tunnel syndrome and trigger finger as well as traumatic injuries, congenital abnormalities of the hand, and rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Faillace provides non-surgical treatments and when necessary, minimally-invasive arthroscopy. In addition, he holds several medical patents and is involved in the development of new techniques for the upper extremity. If you have sustained a wrist injury in Waco, there’s only one place to go for expedient and thorough care.
The wrist is a complex joint that bridges the hand to the forearm. It is actually a collection of multiple bones and joints. The bones comprising the wrist include the distal ends of the radius and ulna, 8 carpal bones, and the proximal portions of the 5 metacarpal bones. All of these bones participate in complex movements that allow variable mobility of the hand. The hand is capable of three types of motion: flexion and extention, pronation and supination, and deviation from side to side. In order to maintain mobility without sacrificing stability, the wrist joint has a complex configuration of ligaments. The joints of the wrist are surrounded by a fibrous capsule and are held together by an array of ligaments that provide carpal stability. Your Waco wrist injury care is assessed by the doctor and may include trigger fingers, rheumatoid arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and DeQuervain’s syndrome as possible diagnoses.
Your Waco wrist injury will carefully be evaluated by the doctor after a thorough physical examination of your wrist and analysis of imaging tests to make the most accurate diagnosis. We work with you to come up with the best treatment strategy. We understand how difficult every day activities can be when your hand is injured, and we do our utmost to get you fully functioning as quickly as possible. Our compassionate and skilled team of physical and occupational therapists work to restore function and strength to your hand and wrist to improve your quality of life. So if you have a wrist injury, give us a call today.