Hands

Base of thumb arthritis

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

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…

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…

Hand Fractures

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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,…

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…

Mallet Finger

Mallet Finger Mallet finger is an injury to the thin tendon that straightens the end joint of a…

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…

Posttraumatic finger stiffness

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

Scapholunate ligament

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

The Wrist Joint

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

Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) Disorders (TFCC injuries)

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

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…

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 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

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