Diagnosis and Treatment of Hand, Wrist, and Elbow Injuries
Hand, wrist, and elbow injuries can be treated by Peter D. Vizzi, MD, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who practices in Lafayette and serves patients from all surrounding areas, including Abbeville, Carencro, New Iberia, and the rest of the Acadiana region. Dr. Vizzi can assess the root cause of your hand, wrist, or elbow pain, develop a treatment plan, and work with you to alleviate your discomfort and improve your quality of life.
What Conditions Does Dr. Vizzi Treat?
Dr. Vizzi is experienced in treating many orthopedic conditions that can cause hand, wrist, or elbow pain, including:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Cubital tunnel syndrome
- Elbow fractures
- Ganglion cysts
- Golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis)
- Hand fractures
- Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
- Trigger finger
- Wrist, hand, and finger sprains
- Wrist fractures
In some cases, these conditions can become debilitating, causing severe pain and impairing function. Additionally, if left untreated, the symptoms may worsen. If you’re experiencing discomfort in your hand, wrist, or elbow, you are welcome to consult with Dr. Vizzi.
How Can Dr. Vizzi Treat Your Pain?
Dr. Vizzi uses a variety of techniques to address pain in the hand, wrist, and elbow. Some of the most common include:
- Periods of rest
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications
- Steroid injections
- Physical therapy
With advanced training and many years of experience in treating hand, wrist, and elbow injuries, Dr. Vizzi can evaluate and treat your condition and help return you to the lifestyle you enjoy.