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Hand surgery

This specialism deals with all medical conditions affecting the hand, wrist and forearm, whether they are degenerative, congenital or caused by a trauma.

Our services

Hand surgery specialises in treating all types of medical conditions and injuries involving the hand, wrist and forearm, from diagnosis through to follow-up care. We treat a wide range of health issues and injuries, including:

  • fractures and breaks
  • wounds
  • nerve injuries
  • tendon injuries
  • vascular disorders
  • degenerative disorders

We also treat the following medical conditions:

  •  arthritis
  •  trapped nerves
    • carpal tunnel syndrome
    • cubital tunnel syndrome
  • bone and soft tissue tumours (cysts, skin tumours)
  • fractures and breaks
  • ligament injuries (sprains, strains and tears)
  • tendonitis
  • skin injuries and wounds (pressure sores and ulcers)

We offer a wide range of conservative and surgical treatments, including:

  • for arthritis:
    • rehabilitation (conservative treatment)
    • injections
    • joint replacement surgery (replacing the joints of the fingers and thumb with prosthetic implants)
  • for nerve and vascular disorders:
    • hand microsurgery
  • for carpal tunnel syndrome:
    • endoscopic surgery

When do I make an appointment?

Our medical consultations are specialised consultations. In most cases, your primary care physician or rheumatologist will advise you to make an appointment with a hand surgeon. The emergency department can also refer you to our specialist team, or you can make an appointment if you are experiencing persistent pain in your hand, wrist or forearm.

Why choose Hôpital de La Tour?

Specialised rehabilitation

Hand therapy poses specific challenges linked to the mental image of the affected limb and requires treatment and support from specially trained therapists. At Hôpital de La Tour, skilled physiotherapists and occupational therapists in the physiotherapy - rehabilitation department specialise in treating hand conditions and work closely with the surgical team to deliver the highest levels of care.

Multidisciplinary and comprehensive care

Patients benefit from the expertise of all our on-site specialists to ensure the best possible care for their medical condition and health. We work closely with specialists from a wide range of fields, including: 

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