Nerve injuries or defects are the result of trauma, work-related injuries, removal due to adjacent cancers, or even congenital. It involves a strong knowledge of nerve and other soft tissue anatomy and an understanding of the physiology of nerve tissue. It often requires microsurgical skills and other specialized techniques. Dr. Vasquez has extensive training in the evaluation and treatment of these specific problems.
The peripheral nervous system is a complex network of motor and sensory nerves that control sensation, movement, and coordination. Certain conditions and injuries can affect the peripheral nerves and impact the central nervous system’s ability to communicate with the rest of the body. Peripheral nerve reconstruction works to correct these problems using a variety of available approaches and techniques. Dr. Vasquez is highly experienced in peripheral nerve reconstruction to restore normal function of the system. His scope of treatment includes:
Those who have experienced injury, trauma, or other complications to the nerves can benefit from peripheral nerve reconstruction. Symptoms of nerve damage include:
Surgical peripheral nerve reconstruction is performed under general anesthesia for patient comfort. An incision is then made over the location of the damaged nerve, often an extremity. Once access to the nerve is created, Dr. Vasquez will use the appropriate techniques to repair the nerves. The incision is then closed and dressed.
I thought a lot about going ahead with my procedure and researched endlessly, until I decided on going to Dr. Vasquez. I can only say that he was fantastic and I'm very happy with he results! He was very reassuring throughout the entire process and his staff is great as well. Would highly recommend to anyone and will spread the word!Read Patient Stories