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Useful information, case studies and news about Manchester Hand Surgeons.

Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries

Sports injuries to the hand and wrists are common. In this blog, you’ll learn about some of the most frequently treated injuries, prevention tips and helpful hand exercises

Keeping Hands Warm

Keeping Hands Warm

Keeping your hand warm is essential as temperatures drop through winter and the colder months. When your hands are cold, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints, don't move as easily as when they're warm. Arthritic joints can become stiff because joint fluid isn't...

Dupuytren’s Disease

Dupuytren’s Disease

Here we look at the causes, treatment options and aftercare of Dupuytren’s Disease Dupuytren's disease is a common but little-known condition that affects the hands of up to two million people in the UK. Also known as Dupuytren’s Contracture, Dupuytren’s disease is a...

Osteoarthritis of the hand

Osteoarthritis of the hand

Osteoarthritis is a common condition that can affect any joint in the body. It’s most likely to affect load-bearing joints such as the knees and ankles as well as repetitively used joints including those in the hands and wrists. What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis...

Scaphoid Fractures

Scaphoid Fractures

The scaphoid bone makes up an important part of the wrist joint. It is located on the thumb side of the hand. Because of its location, it is the most frequently broken bone in the wrist. Scaphoid fractures can be mistaken for a sprain due to lack of symptoms and often...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Do you experience pins and needles in your hand and wrist? Does it keep coming back? Does the feeling worsen at night with finger joints becoming swollen and stiff? You may be suffering from a common hand condition called Carpal Tunnel syndrome (CTS). It is three...

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