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Hand and Wrist

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Telephone:For general enquiries call +44 (0)207 407 3100 or to book an appointment call +44 (0)20 7234 2009
Email: info.lbh@hcahealthcare.com

At London Bridge Hospital, we have Consultants who specialise in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of all conditions relating to the hand and wrist. Our Consultants are the most distinguished multi-disciplinary team members from specialities such as orthopaedic and plastic surgeons, with specific hand and wrist training, providing the medical and surgical care together with specialised occupational therapists (OTs) and senior physiotherapists (PTs) providing the rehabilitation services. To ensure the highest quality of care, only specialised and experienced staff will be involved in patient treatment.

Conditions

The conditions managed by our highly experienced staff include but is not limited to:

  • Trauma to tendons, nerves and other soft issues
  • Rheymatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis including ulnar abutment syndrome
  • Hand fractures and joint / ligament injuries, e.g. skier's thumb
  • Wrist fractures 
  • Dupuytren's disease
  • Sports injuries, including TFCC and wrist ligament injuries
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome and cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Work and leisure related upper limb disorders
  • Tenosynovitis and tendonitis
  • Ganglions and tumours
  • Scaphoid fractures and nonunions
 

Treatment

Treatment modalities for the above conditions incorporate specialised techniques from both Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapist disciplines and include:

  • Thermoplastic static and dynamic splints
  • Neoprene custom made splints
  • Oedema and wound management
  • Exercise therapy and mobilisation techniques 
  • Work and leisure rehabilitation using Primus RS
  • Electrotherapy
  • Scar management including pressure garments
  • Medico-legal assessment

 

For more information on this service or to book an appointment please email the GP Liaison team or call us on +44 (0)20 7234 2009.