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Hand & Wrist

Understand how we perform many of our everyday tasks and the physical limitations that may occur.

Formally known as stenosing tenosynovitis, if you find a finger a thumb stuck in a bent position, this is termed as a trigger finger or thumb. Trigger finger is commonly caused by repetitive or forceful use of the fingers or thumb and can be related to your occupation where gripping or grasping is necessary.

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Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by pressure on the median nerve in the wrist resulting in numbness, tingling, and weakness. This nerve provides sensation to the thumb, index and middle fingers, and half of the ring finger.

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To learn more about orthopedic treatments available at Farrer Park Hospital, consult our specialists at +65 6363 1818 or click here to make an appointment.