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MSK Therapy:  Wrist and Hand Resources

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Arthritis research UK provides helpful information on a variety of common wrist and hand conditions.  

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They have also provided some basic exercises and information leaflets that you can download and print.

Wrist and Hand Problems

Colle's Fracture/Wrist Fracture Leaflet  - Produced by Leicestershire Partnership Trust.  This leaflet gives advice on early management of wrist fractures.  It is currently under development and due for release in March 2017.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome  - a patient information booklet produced by Arthritis Research UK.

Surgical Procedures

'Hand and Wrist Surgeries' booklet  - Produced by Arthritis Research UK on a variety of wrist and hand surgical procedures, including:
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Dupuytren's contracture fasciectomy
  • Trigger finger release
  • Tendon repair
  • Ganglion removal
  • Knuckle (MCP) joint replacement
  • Thumb joint surgery
  • Wrist joint surgery
Information is available for GPs and Referers into the MSK Therapy service on Referral Pathways for common MSK conditions.

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