The wrist is made up of the 8 carpal bones (the trapezoid, capitate, hamate, pisiform, triquetrum, lunate, scaphoid and trapezium), five bones of the hand (1st-5th metacarpals) and the bones of the forearm (the ulna and radius). Due to the large number of structures involved injuries affecting the wrist can be complex and require expert treatment to ensure a full recovery is made. Physiotherapy aims to provide treatment which reduces pain and speed up recovery times.
Leeds Physiotherapy are able to provide expert physiotherapy for the wrist to ensure you are able to make the best recovery possible following your operation. Prior to your surgery we can provide personalised exercise programmes designed to ensure you are in the best shape possible before have your operation. Following the procedure we can start straight away with you rehabilitation working to reduce pain, increase the range of movement and increasing strength. Some of the more common types of wrist surgery out specialist physiotherapists see include:
- Carpal tunnel release
- Radius/ulna fracture ORIF
- Surgery of carpal bones
- TFCC surgery