Hand surgery

We offer various hand surgery treatments from common conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome and Dupuytren's disease to problems caused by arthritis, rheumatism or injuries from falls.

Our modern hospital located in in Reading, Berkshire provides highest levels of care led by orthopaedic consultant surgeons who are experts in their field.


Related specialties

  • Orthopaedics
  • Orthopaedics - hand and wrist

Why Spire?

  • Fast access to treatments, consultations and diagnosis
  • Internationally and nationally renowned consultants
  • Clear, inclusive pricing

Our hands are vital to how we live and being able to carry out everyday tasks - from dressing and feeding ourselves to earning a living. At Spire Healthcare, we offer the latest treatments for conditions that affect the use of your hands and wrists.

Your consultant and their team will help you choose the most effective treatment and they will be there to support you every step of the way. If surgery is needed, we practice the least invasive procedures to enable a faster recovery time and get you back to doing what you love.

The Hand Practice

The Hand Practice is headed up by leading hand surgeons, Mr Anthony Armstrong and Mr John Dickinson, supported by a team of experts offering patients specialist treatment and advice on a wide range of hand and wrist disorders.

We are able to provide top quality, affordable patient care, from diagnosis to treatment and rehabilitation with a single point of referral, short waiting times and with appointment and treatment times to suit the patient.

The hospital benefits from on-site X-ray, MRI, CT, ultrasound and works closely with GPs to ensure they are kept up-to-date with the very latest in treatment technology.

Conditions treated include:

  • All general conditions in hand and upper limb surgery
  • Acute hand trauma
  • Benign and malignant tumours
  • Dupuytren's contracture
  • Finger joint replacement
  • Ganglion and cysts
  • Hand therapy
  • Nerve entrapment (carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome)
  • Osteoarthritis of the base of thumb
  • Osteoarthritis of the wrist
  • Rheumatoid arthritis of the hand and wrist
  • Soft tissue trauma
  • Tendon and ligament injuries (acute and chronic)
  • Trigger fingers (paediatric and adult)

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