Hand & Wrist

Hand & Wrist Conditions

ASULC are Adelaide’s highly experienced hand and wrist orthopaedic specialists

Adelaide Shoulder and Upper Limb Clinic is your premier destination for specialised hand and wrist orthopaedic care in Adelaide. With a profound understanding of the complexities of hand and wrist anatomy, our clinic provides a harmonious blend of innovative treatments and compassionate care. Led by a team of internationally trained hand and wrist surgeons in Adelaide, we are dedicated to delivering exceptional outcomes that support your return to full function and wellness.

Hand & Wrist Treatments

ASULC performs different surgeries to treat hand and wrist injuries and conditions.

Browse the links below for more information on individual surgeries and how they are performed.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The median nerve is compressed inside the wrist’s narrow passageway.

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

The tendons of the thumb become irritated, causing pain and swelling.

Dupuytren’s Contracture

The tissue in the palm thickens, causing fingers to pull inward.

Ganglion Cysts

A fluid-filled lump develops along the tendons or joints of the wrist or hand.

Hand Arthritis

When joint inflammation causes pain and stiffness in the hand.

Hand Trauma

Injury leading to fractures, cuts, or torn ligaments in the hand.

Restoring Hand Function

A condition or injury which requires therapeutic intervention to regain hand movement.

Trigger Finger

The tendon controlling the finger can't glide smoothly in the sheath surrounding it.

Why Choose ASULC?

Expert Team:
Our specialists have extensive, international sub-specialty training, ensuring world-class expertise in diagnosing and treating various hand and wrist conditions.

Advanced Techniques:
We are at the forefront of hand & wrist surgery in Adelaide, utilising minimally invasive arthroscopic methods to reduce recovery time and enhance surgical precision.

Personalised Care:
We understand that each patient's needs are unique. Our tailored treatment plans are designed to match your individual circumstances and health goals.

Comprehensive Support:
Beyond surgical excellence, we offer a robust support system, including patient education, post-operative care, and rehabilitation services to ensure a holistic recovery.

Frequently Asked Questions

What conditions do ASULC specialists treat?

Our clinic treats a range of hand and wrist conditions, including carpal tunnel syndrome, De Quervain's tenosynovitis, Dupuytren's contracture, ganglion cysts, arthritis, hand trauma, and more.

What can I expect during my first visit?

During your initial consultation with our hand and wrist specialist in Adelaide, we'll conduct a thorough examination, discuss your symptoms, and may suggest imaging tests. We'll also outline potential treatment options and answer any questions you may have.

How long is the recovery period after surgery?

Recovery varies depending on the specific procedure and individual healing rates. Our wrist specialists in Adelaide will provide a detailed recovery timeline and personalised care plan to aid your healing process.

Do you offer non-surgical treatments?

Yes, our hand specialists in Adelaide provide a range of non-surgical options, including physical therapy, injections, and medication management, depending on the condition and its severity.

How do I prepare for surgery?

Pre-surgical preparation will be discussed in detail during your pre-operative appointment, including guidelines on eating, drinking, medication adjustments, and what to bring on the day of your surgery.

Your Hands, Our Commitment

At ASULC, your hand and wrist health is our highest priority.

Our commitment to excellence is reflected not only in the care we provide but also in the trust and relationships we build with our patients. Embrace the journey to recovery with a team that stands by you every step of the way. Let’s restore strength, function, and flexibility to your hands - because every detail of your health deserves nothing less than expert care.