Hand and Wrist
Surgeons and Therapists
Hand and wrist care is available at Bluegrass Orthopaedics for common problems such as carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers, wrist and finger fractures, tendon injuries and tennis elbow. Many ailments can be treated in a non-surgical fashion, often using custom-splints, casts, cortisone injections and therapy.
Bluegrass Orthopaedics has two hand surgeons on staff - our physicians not only have the depth and scope of knowledge, but also the experience to treat complex upper extremity problems. Dr. Favetto and Dr. O'Neill were two of the chief surgeons on the transplant team that performed the first two of three human hand transplants in the United States.
Hand Therapy Locations
Patients can go right from the doctor's office to the therapist's office to begin treatment. This service keeps patients from having to set up a separate visit or delayed care. The ease of referral and streamlined care is unparalleled, and it is usually not found in a less specialized practice. For the convenience of our patients, hand therapy is located at our main clinic on Richmond Rd. as well as at our Georgetown office.
Hand therapists are also an essential part of the Bluegrass Orthopaedics' care team. In addition to credentialing by state occupational therapy boards, we have medical professionals at Bluegrass Orthopaedics who are designated as certified hand therapists. This designation is based on experience and special training. All therapists participate in continuing education.
The diversity in fellowship training of Bluegrass Orthopaedics hand surgeons is impressive. Our physicians have trained at prestigious fellowship programs and they have brought this expertise to central Kentucky.
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Dr Favetto examined my swollen hand and treated it immediately providing me with pain relief and increased function.
Joanne Orr Johnson
Excellent He is very kind, smart, caring. A great doctor and has a kind staff too.
Ii have had dr.oneil do teo surgerys about to have another i would not go anywhere else he is great
Helped me through my injury healing process from start to finish. Great with insurance Issues and just an overall great experience
Dr. Favetto is extremely knowledgeable in his craft. He explained things to me in language a layperson could understand. I will wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone!
Had s shot on my right thumb. Will eventually have to have surgery. I have been going to Dr O’Neil for many years