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
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
“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
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
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.
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
Spire Hospital Manchester in Didsbury is holding a free awareness event, covering a variety of topics and health conditions, on November 3. The event will be attended by the hospital’s expert specialist consultants, who will deliver a series of engaging, informative talks on a variety of subjects, before answering questions from the audience. Talks will
We hope you are all safe and well during these difficult times. Our clinic is still open to offer help and advice via tele-video appointments.
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