hand and wrist pain

Hand and Wrist

Our Hand
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.

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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. O'Neil is an exceptional doctor who has a focus on successful treatments and outcomes for patients. Highly skilled and experienced he meets top standards of medical care and patient relationships. He is down to earth and very... Dr. O'Neil is an exceptional doctor who has a focus on successful treatments and outcomes for patients. Highly skilled and experienced he meets top standards of medical care and patient relationships. He is down to earth and very caring. I could not find a better doctor. Not a typical surgeon.

Anonymous

Great doctor, great staff. Highly recommended!

Anonymous

Dr. Favetto is very professional, yet very down to earth. He was very thorough in explaining everything about my hand problems. Surgery went very smoothly. One of the best doctors I have ever been to

Anonymous

Warm and friendly staff. They treat you like you are part of the family.

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Dr. ONeil was very knowledgeable and appropriately direct and factual. He discussed different surgical options but guided us toward that which he felt was best in my case. He discussed expected benefits, time of recovery and possible... Dr. ONeil was very knowledgeable and appropriately direct and factual. He discussed different surgical options but guided us toward that which he felt was best in my case. He discussed expected benefits, time of recovery and possible complications. He was easy to relate to and discuss the procedure. John Loventhal

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It has been awesome I have had several incidents and just ran in there for an x-ray to make sure I haven't really hurt my arm every time I go in there I get right back there they always take me in they have never turned me away and me... It has been awesome I have had several incidents and just ran in there for an x-ray to make sure I haven't really hurt my arm every time I go in there I get right back there they always take me in they have never turned me away and me thinking I was hurt they are all awesome

Sherry Stivers

Very satisfactory

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The quality of care and level of skill that I received from Dr. O'Neill for repair of a trigger finger was outstanding. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone needing orthopedic hand services. HIs staff was professional and... The quality of care and level of skill that I received from Dr. O'Neill for repair of a trigger finger was outstanding. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone needing orthopedic hand services. HIs staff was professional and responsive to any needs/questions I had. My care could not have been any better than what I received from Dr. O'Neill and his staff.

Teresa A.

Concise and convenient Quick appointment, good office interaction. Concise diagnosis & treatment options.

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I started seeing Dr O'Neill and his staff in Jan 2016 for a hand condition Dupuytren's contracture. My initial visit was to schedule surgery. He explained to me that there was another option, Xiaflex injections. He explained the... I started seeing Dr O'Neill and his staff in Jan 2016 for a hand condition Dupuytren's contracture. My initial visit was to schedule surgery. He explained to me that there was another option, Xiaflex injections. He explained the procedure and the success rate. His assistant, Deana Price started the process with my insurance. After 14 visits and 8 procedures, my hands are fully functional! I was in the exam room at my scheduled times. I have and will continue to recommend him. Thank You Dr WLO!

Larry Reeder

Professional Exceptional at what he does. Great bedside manner and really cares about the patient. Helped put my son at ease before procedure. Highly recommend. Would definitely use again, if needed.

Anonymous

He's a great dr. Short sweet and to the point. He's honest and truly cares about his patients.

Anonymous

Dr Favetto is one of my favorite doctors. He has excellent bedside manners. He takes time with his patients. He wants to make sure that you get the best care. I had a break at the elbow and torn ligaments in my thumb. After the elbow... Dr Favetto is one of my favorite doctors. He has excellent bedside manners. He takes time with his patients. He wants to make sure that you get the best care. I had a break at the elbow and torn ligaments in my thumb. After the elbow healed by hand required surgery from my fall so he performed carpal tunnel surgery. I feel very blessed to have a compassionate doctor. His staff is the best as well. Cudos to Bluegrass Orthopedics and Dr. Favetto!!!

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Dr ONeill operated on my thumb after a traumatic injury at the end of last year. I was worried that I would lose some function which would impair my performance necessary for my occupation. I have been 100% pleased with every aspect of... Dr ONeill operated on my thumb after a traumatic injury at the end of last year. I was worried that I would lose some function which would impair my performance necessary for my occupation. I have been 100% pleased with every aspect of the care I received from Dr ONeill. My surgery was completely successful. I have full use of my thumb. Dr ONeill treated me with respect. He knew I was experiencing pain and he was most kind and caring. I highly recommend this surgeon.

Anonymous

Excellent Doctor Been to three other doctors who acknowledged my arthritis and carpal tunnel. None offered any help. Dr Favetto understood my pain and how to help me.

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