Hand Surgery

I have extensive experience in all aspects of hand surgery including nerve compression syndromes, degenerative conditions, post-traumatic reconstruction and congenital abnormalities. I work closely with Hand Therapists to optimise your recovery.

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Dupuytren’s disease

Do you suffer from Dupuytren's contracture? Hand Surgeon Rebecca Ayers explains the disease including its symptoms, progression and treatment options.

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Collagenase (Xiaflex™) injections for Dupuytren's Disease

Injecting a collagenase enzyme into your hand is a non-invasive treatment option for Dupuytren's Disease. Hand surgeon Rebecca Ayers explains how it works and whether it's right for you.

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Thumb Base Arthritis

Your thumb base is among the most common sites for arthritis. Hand Surgeon Rebecca Ayers talks about the symptoms, their progression and your treatment options.

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Trapeziectomy: Surgery for Thumb Base Arthritis

During a trapeziectomy, Hand Surgeon Rebecca Ayers gently removes the small bone at the base of your thumb (the trapezium); this bone is the cause of your pain.

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De Quervain's Tenosynovitis

The two tendons that extend your thumb run through a tunnel covered in a layer of tissue. The painful inflammation of this tissue is known as De Quervain’s tenosynovitis. Hand Surgeon Rebecca Ayers talks about symptoms and your treatment options.

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Trigger Finger

Trigger Finger or Trigger Thumb occur in 2% of the population and 20% of diabetics. Hand Surgeon Rebecca Ayers explains symptoms and treatment options.

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome & Decompression

The results of nerve compression are pain and tingling; as the nerve withers, numbness and weakness occur. Hand Surgeon Rebecca Ayers explains what you can expect from surgical decompression.

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Ganglions

Ganglions are benign and can occur around the wrist, within the palm or associated with the little joints of the fingers. Hand Surgeon Rebecca Ayers talks you through the treatment options available.

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Nerve Surgery & Nerve Repair

Nerves transmit sensory (feelings of touch, pressure or temperature) and motor (movement of muscles) impulses to and from the brain. Depending on the function of the nerve, damage will result in absent or reduced sensation, weakness and dry skin.

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Complications Following Hand Surgery

Hand Surgeon Rebecca specifies and explains complications you may experience after undergoing hand surgery.

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Hand Therapy

Hand therapy is a crucial component of recovery from most hand operations. Hand surgeon Rebecca Ayers works closely with these experienced hand therapists.

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