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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.
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 is a condition affecting the tendons located on the thumb side of your wrist which may require surgery to reduce pressure.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Essential road works are taking place on Bromley Heath Viaduct from 24 July 2017 for approximately 33 weeks. If this will affect your journey to the centre please ensure that you factor in additional time to get to your appointment. For more information visit the South Gloucestershire Council website.