• De Quervain’s Tendinitis

    De Quervain’s Tendinitis is the irritation and pain associated with thickening of the sheath surrounding two tendons on the thumb side of the wrist.

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  • Ganglion

    A ganglion is a harmless swelling, containing a clear jelly like substance. It is commonly found overlying the back of the wrist, the palm side of a finger or at the end joint of a finger (known as a ‘mucous cyst’). A ganglion may fluctuate in size and disappear spontaneously before reforming.

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  • Kienbocks

    There are two rows of small bones that comprise the wrist. The lunate is one of these bones, which lies centrally in the first row. Kienböck’s Disease is where the lunate bone dies through loss of its own blood supply. It is also known as osteonecrosis or avascular necrosis of the lunate. In the long term it can lead to arthritis at the wrist.

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  • Scaphoid Fracture

    There are two rows of small bones that comprise the wrist. The scaphoid is one of these bones, which lies at the side of the thumb and spans both rows.

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  • Wrist Fracture

    A wrist fracture is a break in any of the wrist bones. This includes eight small bones and the two forearm bones, the radius and ulna. The commonest fracture of the wrist is the radius fracture.

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  • Wrist Pain & Wrist Arthroscopy

    The wrist is formed by a number of small bones, which are connected to each other and neighbouring bones by strong pieces of tissue known as ligaments.

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