• Manchester Accident & Emergency Study Day

    Manchester Accident & Emergency Study Day

    This week I had the pleasure of being invited to the Manchester Accident and Emergency and Urgent Care centre study day. I was invited to host an interactive session on the assessment and management of conditions of the hand and wrist in the emergency setting. Front line staff, who deliver care within emergency departments and

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  • Practice in Wide-Awake Hand Surgery

    Practice in Wide-Awake Hand Surgery

    Fantastic news this week that our research into the practice of wide-awake hand surgery, between the United Kingdom and Cyprus has been accepted for publication in the prestigious journal of “Hand Clinics”. Wide-awake hand surgery has exciting potentials for patients to undergo surgery without the pain of using the tourniquet and without the need for

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  • Hand and Wrist Injection Workshop

    Hand and Wrist Injection Workshop

    We had a lot of fun today, in a highly interactive session with 45 GP’s from around the North West. I was able to share my technique, tips and tricks in how to safely inject to help treat conditions such as trigger finger, carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis in the hand and wrist and De Quervain’s

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  • Mail Online: ME & MY OPERATION: Surgery for arthritis has left me the strongest I’ve been in my life

    Mail Online: ME & MY OPERATION: Surgery for arthritis has left me the strongest I’ve been in my life

    “American football has been a big part of my life for 28 years — I play regularly and also coach the Great Britain team. Two years ago, I was playing in Carlisle when I was tackled and fell on my right wrist. I felt something snap and went to A&E. An X-ray showed my wrist

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  • Spire Manchester Hospital Health Event

    Spire Manchester Hospital Health Event

    We had a great response on Saturday to our health awareness campaign for arthritis of the Hand and Wrist. Many members of the public attended and common themes included how to get the right diagnosis, how to manage pain without surgery and what surgical options are available. The best general advice is to keep your

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  • It’s Starting To Get Cold…

    It’s Starting To Get Cold…

    As winter approaches, I tend to see many patients who suffer with pain in their hand and wrist joints. The most common sites of pain are the base of the thumb, the middle knuckle of the finger and in the wrist itself. Joint pain that is related to cold is usually due to osteoarthritis.

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  • Book Launch for The Oxford Handbook of #HandSurgery

    Book Launch for The Oxford Handbook of #HandSurgery

    A great honour today to be at our book launch for the new edition of The Oxford Handbook of #HandSurgery. All proceeds to go to #HelpTheHeroes and Homeless charities. We sold out of our copies!

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  • BSSH Autumn Scientific Meeting in Westminster London

    BSSH Autumn Scientific Meeting in Westminster London

    A great pleasure to open this years #BSSH Autumn Scientific Meeting in Westminster London. We had 12 excellent free research papers presented from across the UK and Europe. Congratulations to David Shewring, outgoing President and Professor Tim Davis who is also leaving the BSSH council after over 20 years of services to #HandSurgery

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