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Time for a hand health check

04th August 2021

The past year has seen many of us spending more time at home. For some of us that has been working from home and maybe spending longer periods of time sitting and using computers. For others it may have been an opportunity to tackle DIY projects or get to grips with the gardening...

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Put your hands in our hands

04th August 2021

Do you have pain, clicking, numbness or tingling in your hands? Have you noticed any signs of hand lumps, swellings or muscle wasting? If you answered yes - see below for some common hand conditions. Carpal Tunnel – Common symptoms include pins and needles, numbnes...

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Hand Health Check

08th December 2020

Our hands are so important to us, yet like many other areas of health and wellbeing we take them for granted and probably don’t look after them as much as we could. There are many things we can do to ensure we keep our hands in the best of health. Avoid static or repe...

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Could I have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

08th December 2020

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition which occurs when the median nerve, which runs from the forearm into the palm of the hand, becomes pressed or squeezed at the wrist. The carpal tunnel—a narrow, rigid passageway of ligament and bones at the base of the hand&mdash...

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A cut above the rest!

20th November 2020

Alison is the proud owner of Ice Hair & Beauty salon which is situated in the centre of Dickens Heath village, just on the outskirts of Solihull. Late last year Alison started developing symptoms in her hands. “It started with a little numbness and then pins and need...

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Joy to be back on the bike!

14th November 2020

Motorcycle paramedic John Brown has been passionate about motorcycles from an early age.  His father was a bike enthusiast and John was the proud owner of his first bike by the age of 16.  “My father loved his bikes! I grew up surrounded by them so I guess it was ...

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Dupuytren's Contracture: Simple injection and manipulation of the finger

13th November 2020

I have nothing but praise for Mr Shyamalan. After suffering with Dupuytren's Contracture for many years and seeing two previous consultants who were unable to help, I was amazed when Mr Shyamalan said he could straighten my hand with a simple treatment. Frankly I did not beli...

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June Shakespeare regains full hand function after ‘WALANT’ surgery

13th November 2020

Following surgery to reattach tendons that were worn away due to wrist arthritis, June Shakespeare - a great grandmother in her eighties - is now able to grab back the many day-to-day skills that most people take for granted. “It is amazing how just being able to br...

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Thorn removal: Delighted patient

13th November 2020

Our patient had been in pain for 2 months with a thorn in his thumb. After two courses of antibiotics he was still in pain, especially at night. He’d seen a NHS team and was awaiting a scan and then possible surgery 6 weeks later. After much thought he phoned Midlan...

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Carpal Tunnel Surgery: Travelled for an excellent outcome

13th November 2020

I was suffering with pins and needles, numbness and pain in the night that awoke me from my sleep and injections from my GP weren’t working and I was told I had Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Reading the testimonials online gave me a high degree of confidence so I decided to tr...

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Osteoarthritis: Mr Shyamalan makes life bearable again

13th November 2020

I suffer with Osteoarthritis and in 2003 l had both thumb joints replaced. In 2016 the right thumb joint had broken down and knowing this was going to be no normal procedure, l looked for a hand specialist on the internet and found Mr Shyamalan on the Spire Healthcare w...

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Trigger thumb: Travelled from overseas to see Mr Shyamalan

10th November 2020

I am originally from the West Midlands but live and work abroad, and when I found out that I needed to have surgery to release my trigger finger (thumb) I wanted to find a sensibly priced and safe surgeon back in the UK from a trusted regional expert to minimise any chances of co...

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Scaphoid Fracture: 20 years of pain fixed

09th November 2020

I fractured my scaphoid bone 20 years ago playing football where it had developed AVN (Avascular Necrosis) causing the bone to die and loose its blood supply. After 20 years of pain and suffering and being seen by many orthopaedic surgeons with no clear answer of fixing the ...

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Winter injuries patient evening. 30th January 2020.

06th January 2020

You're invited to a free patient event about common winter and sporting injuries with the opportunity to meet an Orthopaedic Consultant. Throughout the evening there are a selection of talks for you to choose from. Each talk will last for 30 minutes, with the oppor...

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National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society Awareness Event

22nd September 2019

Our awareness event with the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society on 18th September was a great success.  We enjoyed meeting you. There were some really insightful questions for Mr Shyamalan about surgical management and treatment options for Rheumatoid Arthritis of the ...

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In Association With The National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS) Wednesday 18th September, Solihull

12th August 2019

If you say ‘arthritis’ most people assume you’re talking about wear and tear on the joints, which many older people have.  This is known osteoarthritis. Rheumatoid Arthritis is different and is caused when your immune system attacks the lining of your ...

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Free Hand, Wrist and Elbow Mini Consultation Evening Thursday 4th July 5.45 pm - 7.00 pm. Spire Little Aston

07th June 2019

At our free mini consultation evening Mr Shyamalan, a dedicated hand, elbow and wrist surgeon, will share his quick guide to some of the most common hand complaints and what to do if you experience pain. Mr Shyamalam will also offer a mini consultation where you will get a chance...

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