Hand Surgery

Dr Pyragius is extensively trained in the management of all forms of hand trauma.

Hand trauma may involve:

  • Skin lacerations and skin loss
  • Tendon injuries
  • Nerve injuries
  • Bone fractures
  • Infections

Elective Hand Surgery

There are a large number of different elective hand problems that may develop.

Dr Pyragius is extensively trained in all aspects of Hand Surgery.

Common hand problems include:

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cubital tunnel Syndrome
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome

Nerve injuries / Brachial plexus injuries
Tendon Transfers for nerve palsy
Stenosing Tenosynovitis

  • Trigger Finger
  • DeQuervains Syndrome

Dupuytren’s contractures
Arthritis of the Hand

  • Distal interphalangeal joint
  • Proximal interphalangeal joint
  • Metacarpophalangeal joint
  • Thumb basal joint / Carpometacarpal joint

Ganglions of the hand and wrist
Tumours of the hand
Post traumatic reconstruction

Hand Therapy

Hand therapy is extremely important following hand surgery to ensure the best possible outcomes.

Dr Pyragius works closely with a number of very experienced Hand Therapists in Adelaide.