Stephen W. Pournaras, Jr., MD – Hand Surgeon Fairfax

3998 Fair Ridge Dr., Suite 100 Fairfax, Va 22033

Leading Sport Injury Doctor, Stephen W. Pournaras, Jr., MD

Advanced Sports Medicine - Fairfax, VA

Advanced Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Fast Forward to Results and Recovery

Fairoaks Ortho is an orthopedic and sports medicine practice. Patients who play sports, sometimes suffer occasional injuries that are unavoidable. Generally conservative treatments – splints,  medications, injections and physical therapy are all you need to get back in the game.

When nonsurgical treatments are not going to help and more advanced care is necessary, please contact highly recognized Virginia Board Certified, Stephen W. Pournaras, Jr. , offering elite surgical techniques to treat athletes, golfers, cyclists and most patients that stay active.

Diagnosis of Sports Medicine and Injuries

Your diagnosis depends on the location, type, and severity of the injury. Our medical team will start with a comprehensive physical exam to test your range of motion and look for signs of trauma such as swelling, fracture, tearing, redness, and bruising.

We will ask detailed questions concerning how your injury occurred, whether it just began or came on gradually, and what activities create pain.

Many injuries will require imaging to get a better understanding of how your bones or connective tissues are affected by the trauma. Imaging scans for sports injuries depend on the type of injury and location in your body, they may include x-rays, MRIs, CT scans, and ultrasounds.

Upper Extremity Conditions We Can Treat:

 Dr. Pournaras specializes in diagnosing and treating a variety of musculoskeletal conditions, to include:
  • Osteoarthritis

  • Strains and Sprains

  • Tendinitis and other overuse injuries

  • Finger, Thumb, Hand fractures and upper extremities fractures

  • Rotator cuff tears, shoulder impingement syndrome and other shoulder injuries

  • Ligament tears

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, golfers wrist and other hand  wrist conditions

  • Other sports-related injuries

Sports Injury Treatment

We will design a treatment plan that may include the services of one of our physical therapists to help with your recovery. Many sports injuries that occur can heal on their own with rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE). 

As an Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Pournaras treats sports-related injuries with sometimes with surgery and other treatments.

  • Arthrocentesis removing fluid from a joint to test it for infection and other markers
  • Provide guidelines on exercise and training including strength and cardiovascular training and improving your flexibility
  • Medications such as anti-inflammatory medicines and steroid injections
  • Physical Therapy helping to improve your  improve strength, mobility, and fitness
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation and recovery  helping patients returning to sports and exercise. This includes rehab after surgery for ligament injuries, bone fractures, carpal tunnel syndrome,  and others.
  • Sports nutrition guidance, including advice about supplements and hydration
  • Stabilization and initial treatment for severe injuries . This care could include suturing cuts, splinting broken bones, and bandaging.
Best Sports Injury Hand Surgeon Near Me

Dr. Stephen W. Pournaras, Jr. has extensive experience and education in orthopedic medicine and the treatment of hand & upper extremity injuries sustained through physical activity such as ligament, tendon, muscle and bone problems. He can also advise athletes on management of existing injuries as well as how to prevent new ones.

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Our Commitment To YOU:

Our goal is to provide our patients effective treatments using the most conservative approach possible,  offering state-of-the-art, minimally invasive orthopedic surgery as well as a full range of nonsurgical treatment options, including medications, injections, bracing, and sport-specific physical therapy. Our in-house team of certified physical therapists works closely with Dr. Pournaras to provide comprehensive, highly individualized care designed to reduce pain, improve function and ultimately lead to a better quality of life. We specialize In Treating Hand / Arm / Shoulder Injuries After a Crash or Accident. CALL US TODAY. We work with many attorneys to help you 703.672.3910.

 Our Orthopedic and sports medicine practice provides  both physician appointments and physical therapy. In addition to advanced clinical care, our medical staff will also develop a personalized injury prevention and performance enhancement strategies for our patients.

Please have a look at the insurance plans we accept. New plans are added periodically.

If you have any questions about your medical insurance coverage, please contact Rebecca St. Peter (Certified Billing Specialist) [email protected]
or call 703.591.0077.
We look forward to speaking with you.

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About Fair Oaks Ortho Practice

Comprehensive Upper Extremity Care
Fair Oaks Ortho is widely recognized as a  leader in comprehensive orthopaedic services.  All of our medical professionals have received specialized training in orthopaedic surgery and in subspecialty areas within the field of orthopaedic medicine.  Since 1986, we have helped thousands of patients in Fairfax, Virginia, to overcome injury, trauma and medical conditions to return to a healthy, active lifestyle.

Our board-certified, fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Surgeon, Stephen W. Pournaras, Jr., M.D. utilizes the latest technology and cutting-edge procedures to treat a broad spectrum of orthopaedic conditions, sports and work-related injuries. Dr. Pournaras is dedicated to providing you with individualized attention and the best orthopaedic care available.

Our friendly and professional staff are here to provide you with prompt and compassionate care. Please contact us today to make your appointment.

Mon 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Tue 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Wed 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Thu 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Fri 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

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