Hand And Upper Limb Services

Hand and Wrist Services at BMI The Princess Margaret Hospital

The Hand and Wrist Service is a centre of excellence for the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of conditions and is led by a multidisciplinary team of experienced and highly specialist consultants and therapists. You have fast and direct access to a comprehensive service that offers specialist assessment, diagnosis, surgery and therapy.

Our services include:

1. Medical assessments with a specialist consultant:
  •     Comprehensive assessment, consultation and individualised treatment plan
  •     Management of acute hand and wrist injury
  •     Management of inflammatory joint conditions and pain syndromes
  •     Medico-legal assessment
2. Diagnosis and treatment of acquired conditions including:
  •     Carpal tunnel syndrome
  •     Dupuytren’s disease
  •     Arthritis of the hand and wrist
  •     De Quervain’s tenosynovitis
3.Diagnosis and treatment of traumatic conditions including:
  •     Soft tissue trauma
  •     Fractures
4.Hand therapy services:
  •     Post-surgical management, including wound care
  •     Rehabilitation post-surgery or injury
  •     Management of pain and inflammatory conditions, including arthritis
  •     Custom-made splinting for rest, protection, function andto increase range of movement
  •     Exercise and functional activity prescription
  •     Scar management
  •     Electrotherapy
  •     Graded strengthening and return to work programmes
  •     Treatment and advice for work related upper limb disorders
  •     Treatment for problems relating to sport or repetitive activity
  •     Liaison and referral to medical specialists, as required

To book an assessment or for more information call 0800 4046692.

Treatments

Hand and wrist exercise and functional activity
Hand and wrist manual therapies
Hand and wrist splinting
Injections for Dupuytrens disease