Our hand and wrist doctor at Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates, located in Torrington and Bristol, is a recognized expert in the field and has the specialized knowledge and training to assess, diagnose, and treat a full range of hand and wrist injuries and conditions.
Considered the bridge from the hand to the forearm, the wrist is a complex joint that gives the hand a wide range of mobility, from up-and-down and left-and-right motions to twisting and rotating movements. Often, when we experience pain in the wrist, it may be due to an injury or the onset of wear and tear as we age. There are also instances where your wrist pain may be hard to diagnose due to its close proximity to the hand. Any physician can treat a wrist injury or condition, but a hand and wrist surgeon has the advanced training to treat both common and uncommon wrist ailments including the following:
Suffering from lingering symptoms of wrist pain can lead to a prolonged or progressive condition or injury. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, it is recommended that you contact a wrist specialist or surgeon near you for treatment:
If you're experiencing wrist pain or discomfort, start your journey to recovery by scheduling an appointment with our expertly trained wrist doctor. For consultation at our Torrington Office or our Bristol Office, simply request an appointment online today or call (860) 482-8539.
Our fellowship-trained wrist surgeon, Dr. Douglas Wisch, is experienced and skilled in providing expert care for our hand and upper extremity patients. Though many issues can be treated conservatively without surgery through the use of anti-inflammatory medication, injections, or hand therapy, there are disorders that may require wrist surgery. If surgery is necessary for you, Dr. Wisch has the advanced training and expertise in wrist surgery, including microsurgery, to perform several advanced surgical procedures and minimally invasive techniques for the hand, elbow, and wrist including:
At Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates, our expert doctors and staff understand the first step towards reducing your wrist pain and restoring your health is a proper diagnosis to determine the specific cause of your pain. To schedule a consultation with our fellowship-trained wrist specialist to discuss your condition and treatment options, you may request an appointment online or call (860) 482-8539 and be seen in Torrington or Bristol.