Benefits of Reconstructive Surgery from an Orthopedic Surgeon, Pasadena, CA

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Reconstructive surgery is not an easy process, and recovery can be difficult. However, when you have an arm condition that is causing you significant pain and/or keeps you from being able to do daily tasks or your favorite activities, orthopedic reconstructive surgery from an orthopedist like Dr. Annette Billings can be just the thing to get you back to the life you want to live.
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Orthopedic Surgery from a Top Orthopedic Surgeon: A Patient-Centered Approach

Dr. Annette Billings is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon hand specialist. She is among the best orthopedic doctors and surgeons in the Pasadena area. Her philosophy of patient-centered care and patient education means you will receive stellar medical care while also being treated with respect. You will have the opportunity to:
  • Discuss postoperative pain management.
  • Discuss expectations for surgical recovery.
  • Discuss non-invasive or minimally invasive surgery for your particular condition.
  • Pursue non-surgical treatment with Dr. Billings before resorting to surgery.
  • Ask all the questions you need to feel confident in your care.

Dr. Billings practices with an ideology of personalized care and support to help you through something as daunting as surgery can be.

Types of Reconstructive Surgery and Joint Reconstruction

Some of the common reconstructive surgeries that Dr. Billings performs include:
  • Carpal-Metacarpal (CMC) Arthroplasty to resolve basilar thumb pain.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Surgery  to reconstruct a joint severely damaged by RA.
  • Osteoarthritis (OA) Surgery to reconstruct a joint severely damaged by OA.
  • Joint Fusion Surgery for severe arthritis.
  • Reconstruction of vital structures (ie nerve repair and tendon repair) after traumatic injuries
  • Tendon reconstruction after functional loss

There are many other types of surgery that Dr. Billings performs on hands, wrists, and elbows. If you have pain or your function is limited, contact Dr. Billings today.  
Whether you already know you need surgery or you have a condition of the hand, wrist, or elbow for which you are unsure if surgery is necessary, Dr. Annette Billings is here to help. 

She can diagnose the severity of your condition, discuss all available treatment options, and work with you to create a patient care plan that is appropriate to your condition and that brings you peace and comfort. To meet with Dr. Billings and get started on the road to healing, call 626-517-0022 or contact us
today to make an appointment.