Wrist

Orthopedic Specialties

Our specialty-trained wrist doctors at Cape Fear Orthopedics are recognized experts in the diagnosis and treatment of wrist injuries and conditions.

Wrist pain can be the result of a condition that has transpired over time or from overuse injuries like tendonitis (medically referred to as tendinitis), carpal tunnel syndrome, and arthritis, or as the result of an injury from an accidental fall or recent sports injury, such as a fracture or sprain.

In some circumstances, and if not identified early on, conditions such as tendonitis and carpal tunnel may create extreme bone, joint, and tendon discomfort, making wrist surgery a possible treatment option to relieving your wrist pain.

If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms of wrist pain, it may be time to see a wrist doctor before your symptoms worsen.

  • Increased joint pain, thumb pain, and tingling or numbness in the hand and forearm
  • Swelling or significant bruising in the wrist, around the joint, or over the forearm
  • Inability to carry, open, or twist objects
  • Difficulty straightening your wrist

At Cape Fear Orthopedics, we understand that pain in the wrist can make simple, everyday actions difficult.

To consult with one of our wrist doctors, please request an appointment online, or call (910) 484-2171.

PATIENT REVIEWS

We take pride in helping our patients overcome an injury, relieve their pain, and return to an active, healthy lifestyle.

  • Dr. Kouba made my visit very relaxed. He answered all the questions I had and showed me the pictures to show the damage in my left hip as a result of Osteoarthritis.
    John S. Treated by Stephen H. Kouba, M.D.
  • Excellent -Dr. McFarlane was gracious, caring, and listened carefully to what I had to say. He fully explained my condition and the treatment options.
    Anne E. Treated by: Douglas S. McFarlane, M.D.
  • I have been very pleased with Dr. Lowe and respect his advice.
    Joyce D. Treated by: Jason B. Lowe, M.D.