Injuries of the hand can involve any one of, if not all the anatomical elements including skin, tendons, nerves, blood vessels and bones. They can be the result of accidents at home, or at work or can occur in the sporting arena. Whatever the... Read more.
In Australia, work place hand injuries account for a significant proportion of lost work hours. We are fortunate enough, however, to have a system whereby workers suffering an injury during the course of their employment can receive specialist care to help them get back... Read more.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common nerve compression disorder affecting this upper limb (arm). It is due to compression of a nerve (the median nerve) that supplies sensation to the hand and also the muscles of the thumb (and some of the smaller... Read more.
Dupuytren’s disease is a process which leads to contractures of the fingers and sometimes the thumbs. The exact cause is often unknown but as the contractures get worse, so does the functional limitation. Dupuytrens disease can start as small hard lumps in the palm... Read more.