Conditions treated

Extensive patient information on common hand conditions can be obtained at Hand Clinics. However, this list is an example of common conditions managed:

Sports Injuries: fractures, ligament or tendon injuries eg. Finger and thumb injuries from rugby or football.

Acute hand and wrist trauma and fractures:

  • - Metacarpal, phalangeal and thumb fractures
  • - Tendon, nerves, blood vessel, skin, fingertip and nailbed injuries
  • - Distal radius, ulna, scaphoid, carpal fractures and dislocations
  • - Wrist ligament injuries and instability

Tendon injuries and problems:

  • Trigger finger, tendonitis, tenosynovitis, tendon rupture, De Quervain’s syndrome, flexor tendon injuries, extensor tendon injuries

Peripheral nerve injury and entrapment and compression:

  • - Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • - Entrapment of the Ulnar Nerve at the Elbow (Cubital Tunnel Syndrome) or Wrist

Dupuytren's Disease: Open and percutaneous surgery. Xiapex (collagenase) injections.

Arthritis of the hand:

  • - Metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joints, proximal interphalangeal joints, distal interphalangeal joints

Arthritis of the thumb:

  • - Carpometacarpal (CMC) / trapeziometacarpal (TMC) joint, metacarpophalangeal joint, interphalangeal joint

Arthritis of the wrist:

  • - Radioscaphoid joint, radiocarpal joint, midcarpal joint, scapho-trapezio-trapezoid joint, distal radio-ulnar joint

Hand swellings: ganglions, mucous cysts, carpal boss, giant cell tumor etc.

Hand infections

Elbow Conditions:

  • - Tennis and Golfers Elbow
  • - Elbow arthritis
  • - Elbow Bursitis
  • - Fractures

Shoulder Conditions:

  • - Shoulder Pain
  • - Subacromial Impingment
  • - Shoulder Arthritis
  • - Frozen Shoulder
  • - Shoulder and Clavicle Fractures