Melbourne Hand Surgery 

Coronavirus update: Melbourne Hand Surgery has mechanisms to protect our patients and staff while we continue to provide healthcare services. All consultations are now conducted via telehealth (phone or videoconference), except where we have previously confirmed the requirement for an in-person physical examination or wound care management.  Only emergency surgery is being conducted in hospitals for the foreseeable future, in keeping with Government directives. 

If our practice is unable to physically open for business at any point in the coming weeks or months we will communicate this to existing scheduled patients via email and SMS (please do not attempt to reply other than with Y or N to an SMS, as the automated system does not facilitate this). Incoming telephone calls and receipt of voicemail messages may be temporarily affected by such a change. We will use this website banner to update you on changes to our practice and the availability of non-urgent procedures and surgery in the weeks and months ahead. Thank you for your understanding as our entire community works through these unprecedented and rapidly evolving times together (last updated: 4 April 2020).

Fractures

Dr Jill Tomlinson offers a full range of hand and wrist surgery services at Melbourne Hand Surgery, including the treatment of:

A common question people ask is "is a break the same as a fracture?" The answer is yes. If you have a broken bone you have a fracture.

Not sure which bone you have broken? Have a look at the images below:

handbones

 

If you can't find the information you are looking for on this page please use the "search" box in the left hand column to find it - with many different categories of hand injuries this may be the quickest way to find what you are looking for! If you can't find the information you're looking for please let us know, so we can develop content that will assist future visitors.

handandwristbones

FRACS

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