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GP triage – Hand Menu – Free

Common Wrist & Hand Problems
OA Thumb​
  • Progressive onset of stiffness and pain.
  • Decreased active range of movement esp abduction/ extension of thumb.
  • Pain around base of thumb.
  • Thumb often adducted at rest.
  • More common on women >55
  • Step deformity
  • Positive grind test
  • Education & advice
  • Exercise
  • Simple analgesics
  • NSAIDS
  • Physio referral for patients > 6/52
  • Splint may be useful
  • Consider a steroid injection
  • X-ray: AP / lateral of CMCJ
  • +/- Wrist X-ray
  • Not responding to treatment
  • Functional disability significantly affecting work and ADL
  • Patient would consider further intervention (US injection/ surgery).
Finger OA
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Finger pain - strain / injury​
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Wrist pain​
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Ganglion
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Carpal Tunnel​
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De Quervain’s Tendonitis​
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Dupuytren’s Disease
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Possible Rheumatoid Arthritis
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