Hand Surgery

Edinburgh Waterfront Private Hospital

Our highly skilled and experienced hand surgeons specialise in providing advanced and personalised care for various soft tissue hand conditions. We use state-of-the-art facilities and the latest surgical techniques to ensure the best outcomes. From initial consultation to post-operative care, you can expect a level of service that reflects our commitment to excellence in private healthcare.

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Hand treatments

Private Hand Surgery Edinburgh

  • Carpal Tunnel Release: Relieve carpal tunnel symptoms by releasing the ligament pressing on the median nerve in the wrist.
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture: Tailored approaches to treat this progressive hand condition, using minimally invasive techniques to restore hand function.
  • Ganglion Cyst Removal: Precision removal of these common hand cysts, focusing on minimising recurrence and optimising hand aesthetics.
  • Trigger Finger Release: Surgical intervention to address the discomfort and mobility issues caused by trigger finger, ensuring a smooth and swift recovery.
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FAQ on Private Hand Surgery in Edinburgh

  • What Types of Hand Surgeries are Available? Our private hospital offers a range of elective hand surgeries, including carpal tunnel decompression, ganglion cyst removal, Dupuytren’s contracture treatment, and trigger finger release. These procedures aim to alleviate pain, restore function, and improve the quality of life.
  • How Do I Know if I Need Hand Surgery? If you are experiencing pain, numbness, or functional limitations in your hand, it may be time to consult a specialist. Common symptoms indicating the need for hand surgery include persistent wrist pain, difficulty in finger movements, and noticeable lumps or deformities in the hand.
  • What is the Expertise of the Medical Team? Our team comprises highly reputable plastic and hand surgeons with years of experience in the NHS and private practice. They bring extensive expertise in various hand conditions, ensuring you receive the best possible care.
  • What Should I Expect During the Recovery Period? Recovery times vary depending on the specific surgery performed. Generally, minor procedures like trigger finger release have quicker recovery times, while more complex surgeries like Dupuytren’s contracture treatment may require a longer recovery. Detailed post-operative care and rehabilitation will be provided to aid your recovery.
  • How Can I Arrange a Consultation? You can arrange a consultation by contacting our hospital directly. Our specialists will assess your condition, discuss the appropriate treatment options, and address any concerns you may have.
  • Where Can I Find More Information? You can visit the British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) website for more detailed patient information. BSSH provides information on hand conditions, treatments, and surgery options.
  • What is the Procedure for Hand Surgery? Most hand surgeries, like carpal tunnel decompression and ganglion cyst removal, are performed as day-case procedures under regional or local anaesthesia. Our surgeons use fine instruments and techniques tailored for delicate hand structures, ensuring precision and optimal outcomes.
  • Importance of Hand Therapy Post-Surgery Post-operative hand therapy is essential for optimal recovery, particularly for surgeries like Dupuytren’s contracture treatment. Our therapists will work with you to regain function and reduce recovery time.

This FAQ is intended to provide general information. For more specific advice and information tailored to your individual needs, it’s always best to consult directly with a healthcare professional. For further reading and detailed guides on hand conditions and surgeries, you can refer to the resources provided by the British Society for Surgery of the Hand on their website.

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