Dr. Albert R. Swafford specializes in the upper extremities, namely the arms, and he offers different surgical treatments for hand, wrist, and elbow injuries. Surgical options may include arthroscopic or traditional open surgery, depending on the condition.
Minimizing pain while maximizing recovery time is our goal, and our patients’ health is our top priority. If you are experiencing a hand, wrist, or elbow injury that will only benefit from surgery, contact our office to schedule a consultation! Dr. Swafford will be happy to discuss a customized treatment plan with you as well as answering any questions you may have. Acquire a referral from your primary care physician to begin discussing your surgical treatment options with Dr. Swafford at our Bakersfield office.
What can be Treated Surgically by Dr. Swafford?
Arm injuries that may require surgery include but are not limited to:
- Rotator cuff tears
- Bicep tendon tears
- Ulnar collateral ligament injury
- Broken bones
- Brachial plexus injury
Surgical Procedures You Can Trust
When it comes to having surgery, choosing a physician you can trust is vital. Dr. Swafford’s skill and expertise make him a popular referral for primary care physicians in Bakersfield and beyond. The extent and recovery time of your surgery will depend on the procedure you are having done as well as your body’s individual healing process, but Dr. Swafford will explain what you can expect and how you can prepare during your consultation.
Get a referral from your physician and schedule a consultation to discuss with Dr. Swafford which treatment may be right for your specific condition. We take pride in developing a customized treatment for the improvement of your health.
How Quickly Will I Recover?
Recovery time is dependant upon the severity of your injury as well as the treatment chosen. Dr. Swafford will be happy to discuss all of your options with you, and he will take into account your expectations for a quick recovery.
Don’t let an injury hold you back, contact our office to find out if a surgical treatment is right for you!