Dr. Tafler is a highly skilled orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of elbow, hand, and wrist conditions. He has extensive experience in treating a wide range of conditions, including fractures, sprains, strains, arthritis, and other musculoskeletal disorders.
One of the key advantages of working with Dr. Tafler is his commitment to using the most advanced and effective treatment methods available. He regularly incorporates the latest research and technology into his practice to ensure that his patients receive the best possible care.
For elbow conditions, Dr. Tafler often begins treatment with conservative methods, such as physical therapy and pain management. If these approaches do not produce adequate results, he may recommend surgery. He has extensive experience performing elbow surgeries, including arthroscopy, joint replacement, and ligament reconstruction.
For hand and wrist conditions, Dr. Tafler uses a variety of diagnostic tools to get a clear understanding of the underlying problem. He then develops a personalized treatment plan based on the unique needs and goals of each patient. This may include nonsurgical treatments like physical therapy, splinting, or pain management, or it may involve surgical procedures like carpal tunnel release, tendon repair, or joint reconstruction.
In addition to his expertise in treating elbow, hand, and wrist conditions, Dr. Tafler is also known for his compassionate and patient-centered approach to care. He spends time getting to know each of his patients, understanding their goals and concerns, and working closely with them to develop a treatment plan that meets their individual needs.
Whether you are struggling with a chronic condition like arthritis or have sustained an acute injury, Dr. Tafler can provide the comprehensive and effective care you need to get back to your active, pain-free life. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Tafler and learn more about the treatments available for elbow, hand, and wrist conditions, contact our office today.
Elbow, hand and wrist conditions are relatively common medical ailments for many adults. Patients can routinely break bones, endure sprains and strains, or experience injuries as a result of repetitive activities. Millions of Americans endure the pain and other symptoms associated with these ailments each and every day. In many instances, these conditions are caused by overuse of muscles and tendons, resulting in tissue tears, infections, and inflammation that contributes to swelling, pain, and loss of function.
Obviously, the human elbow, wrist, and hand is designed to be used in many of our daily activities. As a result, injuries to these areas can dramatically impact lifestyle and even interfere with employment. Fortunately, you don’t have to live with pain in your elbow, hand, or wrist. In fact, if you suffer from pain, weakness, or loss of mobility in these areas of your body, osteopathic care can help. Your NYC osteopath can provide the manual manipulation, exercise advice, education, and recommended lifestyle changes you need to help you resolve these painful conditions and restore your quality of life.
Pain in the elbow, hand, or wrist can be caused by many different factors. Sometimes, that discomfort is caused by injuries due to overuse or overload. At other times, the pain is the direct result of repetitious movements over a longer period of time. Fortunately, osteopathic treatment can effectively treat most conditions of the hand, wrist, and elbow. Leonid Tafler, DO has the relevant expertise and experience you need to relieve pain and other symptoms caused by conditions like:
If you are suffering from elbow, wrist, or hand symptoms like sharp pain, stiffness in the elbow, weakness in the forearm or hand, or loss of function, contact us today to schedule an appointment for an examination and diagnosis of your condition.
At your appointment, Dr. Tafler will perform a complete examination and consultation to determine your overall level of health, identify your symptoms, and diagnose your condition. He will then work with you to pinpoint the cause of your pain and develop an appropriate course of treatment to address your unique condition.
The osteopathic techniques used to treat you and your condition will be non-invasive, gentle, and focused on addressing the root cause of the problem. Those techniques may include everything from muscle manipulation and osteopathic manipulation stretching exercise to lifestyle recommendations that can alleviate tension, expedite recovery, and help you regain lost function.
Elbow, hand and wrist conditions include carpal tunnel and other ailments caused by nerve compression and other injuries, resulting in pain, reduced range of motion, weakness, numbness, and similar symptoms.Carpal Tunnel SyndromeGolfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)Olecranon BursitisTennis Elbow
No patient should ever have to live with chronic pain or have their lives disrupted by treatable injuries and conditions. Our osteopathic care can be the solution you need to reduce pain from most common wrist, hand, and elbow ailments. If you are experiencing any pain symptoms related to the wrist, hand, or elbow, contact Dr. Tafler today. We will be happy to schedule your appointment and help you get the treatment you need to relieve your condition and return to a more pain-free life.
Through the years, every one treated by Dr. Tafler has had very positive and lasting results. I can't thank him enough for myself, my mom and for every dear person to my heart I sent to him. 🙂 Thank you Doctor! Words can't express what you've done and how many lives have changed. God bless you.
I am a whole hardheartedly grateful to Dr.Tafler for this timely help in recovering the moving function of my shoulder joint. This helped me a win a gold medal and become the Champion of the world in Sambo combat in Greece 2012. I always tell my collegues and student to turn to the excellent and kind Dr. Leonid Tafler in case of any accident or injury.
Dr. Tafler started working with me though acupuncture, back adjustments and immediately I saw the progress and my pain was less and less with every visit to the doctor. I avoided a surgery thanks to Dr Tafler. I started to enjoy my life again. I am so thankful to the doctor, and have been recommending Dr Tafler to all my friends and coworkers who have back problems and other pains.
Dr. Tafler recommended the OMT under anesthesia procedure. The procedure was performed and alleviated my pain immediately. I avoided surgery and have not had problems with my neck in 7 years now! I am so thankful to Dr. Tafler, the OMT under anesthesia procedure helped me so much!
Dr. Tafler took me in for a weekend to receive manipulation under anesthesia. Two weeks later I was able to walk without pain. I have been pain free since that moment until today, many years after initial treatment. Without his treatment I do not know if I would have been able to walk at all.
Doctor Tafler, was my savior and there is not doubt he give me my back life; this OMT under anesthesia definitely recommend to everyone, this improve my back and relief a chronic pain. Try this before any aggressive treatment, this was over 5 years ago and I feel splendidly.
Two weeks ago I came to his office. He is a very nice and very pleasant man. I told him about a terrible pain in my back. He gave me two injections and I was able to walk a lot better. I felt myself at my twenties. When I went for the second treatment under anesthesia, I was running up the stairs at my church. All my friends got very happy for me. So, I believe, this man is a hero! If not him, I would not be able to walk!