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Glenelg Orthopaedics

Providing Quality Orthopaedic Care

Hand & Wrist Conditions

Filed under: Wrist

  • Ganglions

    Filed under: Patient Information



    What is a ganglion?

    A ganglion is an out-pouching of fluid enclosed by a capsule of tissue, arising from a structure in the body.  It can arise from a joint or from a tendon.  They … more

  • Trigger Finger or Thumb


    Another common condition is trigger fingers or thumbs.  This is where the flexor tendons of the digit, thicken and thus get trapped when passing under the pulley going into the finger or thumb.  It … more

  • Dupuytren's Disease

    Filed under: Patient Information


    Dupuytren's contracture  

    Is a hand deformity that usually develops slowly, over decades. It affects the connective tissue under the skin of your palm. It typically starts on the palm of the hand … more

  • Ligament injuries in the wrist

    Filed under: Wrist


    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

  • deQuervain's tenosynovitis and other tendon inflammation

    Filed under: Wrist


    DeQuervain’s Tensynovitis & 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