Our hands and wrists are composed of numerous small bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, blood vessels and nerves. Any injury or disease can affect any or all of these structures and impair the movements. There can be numerous problems that can limit or interfere with the mobility of hand. Sometimes, the pain can limit the movement of the entire forearm.
A qualified hand specialist, an orthopaedic surgeon who have additional training in surgery of the hand, is trained to diagnose and treat all problems related to these different structures in the hand, wrist, and forearm.
Hand surgery is the field of medicine that deals with problems of the hand, wrist, and forearm. Hand surgeons care for these problems with and without surgery. Many hand surgeons are also experts in diagnosing and treating shoulder and elbow problems.
The Department of Hand & Microsurgery comprises of highly trained and experienced specialists who treat various conditions concerning the hand and the upper extremity which could vary from Compression Neuropathies (like Carpel Tunnel Syndrome), Trigger Digits, Infections, Trauma to Upper Limb Paralysis, Congenital Disorders, Arthritis and Tumours. The surgery is complemented by a team of physiotherapists to ensure best functional outcome for the patient.