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  • Dr Agus Kadir - Specialist In Shoulder, Elbow & Hand

    Hand

  • Dr Agus Kadir - Specialist In Shoulder, Elbow & Hand

    Shoulder

  • Dr Agus Kadir - Specialist In Shoulder, Elbow & Hand

    Elbow

  • Dr Agus Kadir - Specialist In Shoulder, Elbow & Hand

    Wrist

Hand & Wrist

Normal Hand Anatomy

Normal Hand Anatomy

The hand in the human body is made up of the wrist, palm, and fingers. The most flexible part of the human skeleton, the hand enables us to perform many of our daily activities.

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a common, painful, progressive condition that is caused by compression of the median nerve at the wrist area.

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Arthritis of the Thumb

Arthritis of the Thumb

The ends of the bones within a joint are covered by a spongy tissue called cartilage, which is lubricated by synovial fluid. These help in the smooth, friction-free movement of the joints.

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Trigger Finger

Trigger Finger

The ability to bend the fingers is governed by supportive tendons that connect muscles to the bones of the fingers. The tendons run along the length of the bone and are kept in place at intervals by tunnels of ligaments called pulleys.

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Scaphoid Fracture

Scaphoid Fracture

The scaphoid bone is a small, boat-shaped bone in the wrist, which, along with 7 other bones, forms the wrist joint. It is present on the thumb side of the wrist causing it to be at a high risk for fractures.

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Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren’s Contracture is a hand condition where thickening of the underlying fibrous tissues of the palm cause the fingers to bend inward. Patients with this condition are unable to fully straighten the affected fingers.

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Arthritis of the Wrist

Arthritis of the Wrist

The ends of the bones within a joint are covered by a spongy tissue called cartilage, which is lubricated by synovial fluid. These help in the smooth, friction-free movement of the joints.

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Flexor Tendon Injuries

Flexor Tendon Injuries

Tendons are bands of fibrous tissue that connect muscles to bone. When a muscle contracts, the tendon pulls the bone, causing it to move. The movement of the fingers is controlled by muscles in the forearm.

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Wrist Pain

Wrist Pain

The wrist is a commonly seen injured joint in the body. Problems include sprains and strains as well as fractures which can occur with lifting and carrying heavy objects, while operating machinery, bracing against a fall, or from sports-related injuries.

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Ganglion (Cyst) of the Wrist

Ganglion (Cyst) of the Wrist

Ganglion cysts are swellings that most commonly develop along the tendons or joints of the wrists. They can be found either at the top or palm side of the wrist, or at the end or base of a finger.

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Wrist Tumours

Wrist Tumours

A tumour is a lump or abnormal growth formed due to unregulated cell division. Wrist tumours can occur on or underneath the skin. They are most often benign (non-cancerous). Common tumours include:

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Arthritis of the Hand (Digit Arthritis)

Arthritis of the Hand

Arthritis is an inflammatory condition of the joints. Arthritis in the hand affects various joints in the hand and wrist, causing swelling, pain, stiffness and malformation, all of which can interfere with use of the hand and daily activities.

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Wrist Fracture

Wrist Fractures

The wrist is comprised of two bones in the forearm, the radius and ulna, and eight tiny carpal bones in the palm. The bones meet to form multiple large and small joints. A wrist fracture refers to a break in one or more of these bones.

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Hand Fractures

Hand Fractures

The hand is one of the most flexible and useful parts of our body. Because of overuse in various activities, the hands are more prone to injuries such as sprains and strains, fractures and dislocations, lacerations and amputations while operating machinery, bracing against a fall and during sports activities.

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Tendon & Nerve Lacerations

Laceration Hand

A laceration is a tear or ragged opening in the skin usually caused by an injury or trauma. A laceration may be either a partial laceration or a complete laceration. Tendons connect muscles to bones and allow coordinated movement of the joints.

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Ligament Injuries

Ligament Injuries

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Tendinitis

Tendinitis

Coming soon

Other Conditions List

  • SouthWest Sydney Orthopaedics
  • Australian Medical Association
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons: RACS
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association