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Glenelg Orthopaedics

Providing Quality Orthopaedic Care

Wrist

  • Hand and Wrist Presentations

    Filed under: Wrist

    

    Here is the download link for Hand and Wrist conditions presentation given 

    to the Adelaide University Medical Students

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  • Carpal Tunnel Surgery at Glenelg Orthopaedics

    Filed under: Wrist, Patient Information

    

    At Glenelg Orthopaedics we are specialists in hand wrist and upper limb surgery and as such have a great deal of experience in treating patients with carpal tunnel syndrome. 

    Our results have been … more

  • Common Problems Caused by Mobile Phone Use

    Monday, December 11, 2017 9:56:00 AM

    Filed under: Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist

     Closeup photo of a persons hands holding a smart phone and using their thumb to touch the screen.

    Smartphones have become an essential tool in today’s fast-paced, interconnected society. On average we tap, click, and swipe them a whopping 2,617 times a day.

    Our ever-increasing reliance on our … more

  • deQuervain's tenosynovitis and other tendon inflammation

    Filed under: Wrist

     Photo showing DeQuervain’s tenosynovitis

    DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis & Other Tendonopathies

    Question: What is tenosynovitis and in particular de Quervain’s?

    Answer: Tenosynovitis is inflammation of the tendons, and a common site of … more

  • Ligament injuries in the wrist

    Filed under: Wrist

     Diagram showing the bones in the human hand

    What ligaments exist in the wrist?

    Answer:  This question is best explained by first outlining the number of bones in the wrist and how complex the wrist actually is.  The wrist starts at the end of … more

  • Hand & Wrist Conditions

    Filed under: Wrist

     Diagram showing the location and mechanism of the cause of carpal tunnel syndrome.
  • Nerve Entrapments

    Filed under: Wrist, Patient Information

     Diagram showing the location and mechanism of the cause of carpal tunnel syndrome.

    Cubital and Carpal Tunnel syndrome nerve entrapments.

    What is a nerve entrapments and what symptoms does it cause?

    Answer:  Nerves are the structures in the body which transmit electrical impulses … more

  • Hand and Wrist Arthritis

    Filed under: Wrist

     Line drawing of the bones in the wrist

    Gavin Nimon talks about Arthritis of the Wrist and Hand

     

    Question: What are the predominant arthritis conditions you see in the wrist and hand?

    GN replies: Perhaps the most common one I have seen … more

  • CMC ( carpometacarpal arthritis )

    Sunday, April 30, 2017 8:24:00 AM

    Filed under: Wrist

     Line drawing of the wrist anatomy

    Have you been experiencing pain at the base of your thumb, and worse when gripping, turning on taps or doing up buttons or doing simple hobbies and activities such as holding a screw or knitting?  … more

  • Hands & Wrists Surgery Adelaide

    Filed under: Elbow, Wrist

     Photo showing DeQuervain’s tenosynovitis

    Hands & Wrists Surgery

    Most elbow conditions can be treated without surgery. However, in the case of tendon ruptures (distal bicep rupture), nerve entrapment (ulnar nerve entrapment), arthritis and … more