About Maitland Hand & Orthopaedic Surgery
Maitland Hand & Orthopaedic Surgery, providing Hand and Wrist Surgery in Ashtonfield, NSW, Australia.
The following description is a generic description for the category and does not necessarily reference all the services/ procedures offered by Maitland Hand & Orthopaedic Surgery.
Hand & Wrist Surgery
Hand & Wrist surgery is undertaken by an Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in Hand & Wrist surgery.
Hand surgery deals with problems affecting the hand and also involving the area from the tip of the hand to the shoulder. Hand surgeons perform a wide variety of operations such as repairs of bone fractures, releases, transfer and repairs of tendons; and reconstruction after injuries, rheumatoid deformities and congenital defects (those present at birth). They also carry out reattachment of amputated digits, reconstruction of soft tissues and bone, nerve reconstruction, and surgery to improve function in paralysed upper limbs.