Hand Reconstructive Surgery

Carpal tunnel syndrome – a condition caused by pressure to the median nerve within the wrist, or carpal tunnel. You might feel pain, a tingling sensation, numbness of the fingers, weakness or aching. Carpal tunnel syndrome is associated with multiple conditions including: repetitive motion or overuse, fluid retention during pregnancy, injury to the nerve in the carpal tunnel or rheumatoid arthritis.

Rheumatoid arthritis – a disabling disease that can cause severe inflammation in any joint of the body. In the hand, it can deform fingers and impair movement.

Dupuytren’s contracture – a disabling hand disorder in which thick, scar-like tissue bands form within the palm and may extend into the fingers. It can cause restricted movement, bending the fingers into an abnormal position.

Post Burn Contarctures – They require release and graft.

Ganglion – it's a myxomatous degeneration of tendon sheath. Manifest as a swelling either on dorsum of the wrist or palmer aspect of the fingers. Needs excision under GA.

Cut flexor tendons – Repair is done within days.

Crush Injury – require multiple stages of reapir.