WPRS hand surgeons undertake a broad range of surgical procedures

Hand Surgery

Hand Surgery (Elective)

  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Removal of ganglion, cysts and growths
  • Duypuytren’s surgery or injections
  • Trigger finger release
  • Arthritis surgery
  • Tendonitis releases
  • Tendon transfers
  • Complex wrist surgery 

Hand Surgery (Trauma)

  • Tendon repairs
  • Ligament rupture
  • Hand fracture fixation
  • Microsurgery
  • Amputations

If a procedure is not for which you feel we could help the please contact WPRS directly to obtain advice

All surgical procedure are performed privately at St John of God Warrnambool or publicly at Southwest Healthcare Warrnambool or Camperdown or Portland District Health

At WPRS we believe quality aftercare is essential to obtaining the best result from your surgery. After surgery you will be provided with instructions from our dedicated team of nurses and referred to our hand therapist for rehabilitation

We offer a wide range of

Hand Therapies

Our experienced and dedicated team at WPRS hand therapy recognise the importance of accurate diagnosis and an individualised treatment approach. At WPRS the hand therapy team work closely with Plastic and Reconstructive surgeons to ensure you receive the highest level of care.

Acute Injuries and chronic conditions can benefit from hand therapy. These may include:

  1. Hand sprains, fractures, dislocations and ligamentous injuries
  2. Carpal tunnel syndrome
  3. Trigger finger and thumb
  4. Osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis of the hands and arms
  5. Tendonitis (including tennis elbow, De Quervain’s)
  6. Dupuytren’s contracture
  7. Wrist pain
  8. Post-surgical recovery
  9. Burns and scar management
  10. Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)

WPRS hand therapy specialises in the management of SportingWorkCover and TAC injuries.