Hand & Wrist

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Discover treatment options for Hand and wrist injuries and conditions. Comprehensive care and information to help you live a pain-free

Base of thumb arthritis

Base of thumb arthritis Background Arthritis is a condition that irritates or destroys a joint. Although there are…

Base of Thumb Fractures

Base of Thumb Fractures Case 35 year old male comes in after a fall whilst playing contact sport.…

Carpal Boss

Carpal Boss Summary Carpal bossing is a benign condition characterised by a bony prominence overlying the dorsal aspect…

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that causes pain,…

DeQuervain’s Disease

DeQuervain’s Disease De Quervain’s tendinosis occurs when the tendons around the base of the thumb are irritated or…

Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren’s Contracture Dupuytren’s disease is a condition that affects the fascia—the fibrous layer of tissue that lies underneath…

Extensor Hood injuries

Extensor Hood injuries Injuries to the extensor hood of the hand are quite common among both amateur and…

Finger fusion

Finger fusion Conditions resulting in the need for arthrodesis in the hand include arthritis, unreconstructable soft tissue problems,…

Finger joint replacement

Finger joint replacement Finger joint replacements are most commonly performed at the proximal interphalangeal joint (PIPJ) and metacarpal…

Ganglion cyst 

Ganglion Cyst  What is a ganglion cyst? A ganglion cyst is a benign but painful growth, usually on…

Giant Cell Tumor

Giant Cell Tumour of Tendon Sheath It is a common finding which is usually benign.  Second most common soft-tissue…

Giant Cell Tumor of Tendon Sheath

Giant Cell Tumor of Tendon Sheath It is a common finding which is usually benign. The second most common soft-tissue…

Glomus Tumor

Glomus Tumor A Glomus Tumour is a rare, mostly benign, soft tissue neoplasm. The glomus apparatus (or glomus…

Hand and Finger Fractures

Hand and Finger Fractures The hand, being one of the most adaptable and essential components of our anatomy,…

Hand Fractures

Hand Fractures A hand fracture is a break in one of the bones in the hand. This includes…

Hand injury

Hand injury What are hand injuries? There are many different types of hand injuries, most of which occur…

Hand Pain and stiffness

Hand Pain and stiffness Types of Hand Pain & SymptomsPain in the hand is a very common symptom…

Hand therapy

Hand therapy Hand therapy is an integral part of our patient’s care, and Prof Imam works closely with…

Hook of Hamate fractures

Hook of Hamate fractures The Hook of Hamate fracture is typical in athletes.Hook of hamate fractures are rare,…

How to Buddy Tape Fingers and Toes

When to buddy tape Buddy taping is an easy and convenient way to treat an injured finger or…

Kienböck’s Disease

Kienbock’s disease Kienböck’s disease is a condition where the blood supply to one of the small bones in…

Ligament/Soft Tissue Injury of the Wrist

Ligament/Soft Tissue Injury of the Wrist What is it? A large number of ligaments stabilizes the numerous bones…

Lumps and Bumps

Lumps and Bumps What are they? Lumps and bumps in the hand are very common. They can cause…

Lunotriquetral Ligament Injury

Lunotriquetral Ligament Injury Lunotriquetral injury is far more rare than scapholunate ligament injury. Presentation History Distinguishing between a…

Mallet Finger

Mallet Finger Mallet finger is an injury to the end of your finger that causes it to bend inwards…

Metacarpal fractures

Metacarpal fractures Also known as Boxer’s fractures. Who does it affect and why does it occur? Metacarpal fractures…

Mucous Cyst

A mucous cyst is a sac filled with fluid that appears on the finger above the joint located next to…

Phalangeal fractures and dislocations

Phalangeal fractures and dislocations Introduction Hand fractures are one of the most common injuries and its incidence continues…

Posttraumatic finger stiffness

Posttraumatic Finger Contractures and stiffness Stiffness in the metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint and proximal interphalangeal (PIP) of the fingers…

Scaphoid Fracture of the Wrist

Scaphoid Fracture of the Wrist Background A scaphoid (navicular) fracture is a break in one of the small…

Scapholunate ligament

Scapholunate Ligament What is the scapholunate ligament? The scapholunate ligament is a ligament of the wrist, and it…

Sesamoiditis

Sesamoiditis Sesamoid bones are usually present within the substance of the tendon bending the thumb. Sesamoids play important role…

Sprained Thumb

Sprained Thumb A sprained thumb occurs when the ligaments that support the thumb are stretched beyond their limits.…

The Wrist Joint

The Wrist Joint What is wrist surgery? There are many types of surgical procedures that can be performed…

Thumb Fractures

Thumb Fractures A broken thumb can be a serious problem. Loss of thumb function due to a fracture…

Traumatic Extensor Hood Rupture

Traumatic Extensor Hood Rupture Introduction Extensor hood rupture is a rare injury associated with boxing and other professional sports. …

Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) Disorders (TFCC injuries)

Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Disorders (TFCC injuries) What is the TFCC? The wrist joint contains cartilage called triangular fibrocartilage…

Trigger Finger / Thumb

Trigger Finger / Thumb What is it? Trigger finger is a condition that causes pain, stiffness, and a…

UCL Reconstruction Thumb

Skier’s thumb Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tears of the Thumb Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tears of the Thumb  Patients with…

Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome of the Wrist

Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome of the Wrist The ulnar nerve is one of the three main nerves that provide…

What is hand surgery?

What is hand surgery? Hand surgery may be performed for various reasons, including infection to the hand, injury…

Wide Awake Hand Surgery

Wide Awake Hand Surgery Many hand surgery procedures such as carpal tunnel release, tendon repair and removal of…

Wrist Arthritis

Wrist Arthritis What are the symptoms of arthritis? The symptoms of arthritis can be: • Joint pain •…

Wrist Arthrodesis/Fusion

Wrist Arthrodesis / Fusion Arthrodesis is the surgical immobilization of a joint by the fusion of the adjacent…

Wrist Arthroscopy 

Wrist Arthroscopy  What is wrist arthroscopy? Arthroscopy is a type of laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery used to diagnose and…

Wrist fracture

Wrist fracture What is a wrist fracture? Distal radius fractures are common and most often result from falling…

Wrist Sprains

Wrist Sprains Injuries resulting from the elongation or tearing of wrist ligaments are termed as wrist sprains. Typically,…

Wrist Sprains

A wrist sprain occurs when the strong ligaments that support the wrist stretch beyond their limits or tear.…

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