Wrist & Hand

Experiencing hand or wrist pain? Our orthopaedic surgeons specialise in preventative care, treatment and rehabilitation for hand or wrist pain.

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About the wrist and hand

There are many common ailments, injuries and conditions relevant to the hand or wrist.

Our orthopaedic surgeons specialise in preventative care, treatment and rehabilitation for hand and wrist pain. Learn about condition symptoms, non-operative and surgical treatment options, risks and complications, recovery times, and much more. Please keep in mind that treatment methods and outcomes vary from patient to patient. Each individual patient has specialised requirements.

Meet our condition specialists

 
Dr Justin Alexander
Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Surgeon
Specialises in fractures, dislocations, sporting injuries of the hand and upper limb, shoulder instability, rotator cuff, arthritis, traumatic injuries of the elbow and nerve, traumatic and degenerative conditions of the wrist and hand.
 
Dr Domenic Leonello
Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Surgeon
Specialises in sports injuries, shoulder arthroplasty and arthroscopy, elbow arthroplasty and arthroscopy, wrist and hand surgery, trauma and fracture management.
 
Dr Andrew Saies
Shoulder, Hand and Upper Limb Extremity Surgeon
Specialises in sports injuries, arthroscopy and open surgery of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, nerve injuries and disease, arthritis surgery and shoulder replacement.
 
Dr Nick Wallwork
Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Surgeon
Specialises in sports injuries, traumatic and degenerative conditions of the hand and upper limb, shoulder arthroscopy, rotator cuff, shoulder instability, arthritis surgery and joint replacement, open arthroscopic management of traumatic and degenerate conditions of the elbow.

Common Injuries & Conditions

Broken Bones and Injuries

    • Wrist fracture
    • Flexor tendon injury
    • Forearm fracture
    • Hand fractures
    • Scaphoid fracture of the wrist
    • Distal biceps tendon rupture
    • Thumb and finger dislocations
    • Wrist sprain/ligament injury

Conditions

Understanding

Treatment

Treatment options available to patients include:

  • Arthritis surgery
  • DolorClast radial shockwave therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physiotherapy assessment and direct hands-on and/or exercise-based management
  • Trauma and fracture management
  • Treatment of compressive neuropathies
  • Wrist arthroscopy
  • Wrist joint replacement
Dr Nick Wallwork

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