Our current waiting times

First appointment From appointment to treatment*
3 weeks 3 weeks
*This will be dependent on how long it takes for your consultant to agree your treatment plan, following your consultation and the results of any tests.

Please note: waiting times displayed are indicative and can change on a daily basis.

You have the right to choose where you have your NHS treatment.

At Emersons Green treatment centre we offer free NHS treatments to all patients. You are not required to pay if you are an NHS patient and have been referred for treatment by your GP.

If you are unable to receive the treatment you need on the NHS, but don’t have private health insurance, look for this Available on self pay icon to discover the option of paying for yourself.

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Available on self pay Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

This syndrome is caused by the compression of the median nerve at the wrist in the carpal tunnel, resulting in pain and numbness in the fingers. It can be treated conservatively with steroids injections, splinting and physiotherapy, or in severe cases, surgical release of the tunnel is successful.

Available on self pay Dupuytren’s Release

Dupuytren’s contracture occurs in the hand where the fingers bend towards the palm and cannot be fully straightened. Traditional treatment includes surgical removal of the tissue causing fingers’ contractures, painful nodules, and cords in the palm

De Quervain’s Release

De Quervain’s is a  condition affecting the tendons located on the thumb side of your wrist which may require surgery to reduce pressure.

Available on self pay Ganglion Cyst Removal

A ganglion cyst is a fluid-filled swelling that develops near a joint or tendon, usually on the wrist, hand or fingers. The fluid is either drained out of the cyst using a syringe, or the cyst is removed surgically.

Ganglion, Synovial Cyst, Bone Protruberance, Overgrown Bone, and Musculosceletal Soft Tissue Lesion, Benign Tumour Removal

Overgrown bone or swollen synovial cysts can be located in different parts of the musculosceletal system, but most commonly on the wrist, and fingers. They can cause pain or chronic discomfort and can be removed surgically. Lumps like ganglions beneath the skin can be removed if they are causing pain.


The trapezium is a small bone in your wrist at the base of your thumb which is commonly affected by joint wear and tear. A trapeziectomy is the removal of this bone.

Available on self pay Trigger Finger Release

Trigger finger is where the finger or thumb gets locked into place when bent towards the palm. Minimal invasive surgery involves incision of the tendon.

Ulnar Nerve Release

The ulnar nerve goes around the back of the inner side of your elbow and through a tight tunnel between the forearm muscles. Pressure or compression on the nerve can result in numbness in the ring and little fingers. In severe cases surgical decompression release can relieve the symptoms.

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