Mr Rupert Wharton

Rupert Wharton is a consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist surgeon in Central and South-West London.  He has a practice and research interest in sports injuries and fractures of the hand and wrist, as well as elective problems including wrist arthroscopy, arthritis, dupuytren's disease and nerve compression such as carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome.

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  • Does trapeziectomy or joint replacement give a faster recovery for painful thumb osteoarthritis?

    Does trapeziectomy or joint replacement give a ...

    Both trapeziectomy surgery (taking out the small bone at the base of the thumb), and joint replacement are excellent for improving pain related to osteoarthritis of the thumb carpometacarpal joint....

    Does trapeziectomy or joint replacement give a ...

    Both trapeziectomy surgery (taking out the small bone at the base of the thumb), and joint replacement are excellent for improving pain related to osteoarthritis of the thumb carpometacarpal joint....

  • Is Trapeziectomy or joint replacement better for thumb base (CMCJ) osteoarthritis?

    Is Trapeziectomy or joint replacement better fo...

    Both trapeziectomy surgery (taking out the small bone at the base of the thumb), and joint replacement are excellent for improving pain related to osteoarthritis of the thumb carpometacarpal joint....

    Is Trapeziectomy or joint replacement better fo...

    Both trapeziectomy surgery (taking out the small bone at the base of the thumb), and joint replacement are excellent for improving pain related to osteoarthritis of the thumb carpometacarpal joint....

  • Surgery for thumb base arthritis (carpometacarpal arthritis of the thumb)

    Surgery for thumb base arthritis (carpometacarp...

    Patients usually consider surgery for osteoarthritis of the base of the thumb when they have got to the point where the pain is making them miserable.  This might be because...

    Surgery for thumb base arthritis (carpometacarp...

    Patients usually consider surgery for osteoarthritis of the base of the thumb when they have got to the point where the pain is making them miserable.  This might be because...

  • Can steroid injections help my painful thumb?

    Can steroid injections help my painful thumb?

    Pain from osteoarthritis of the base of the thumb is common.  It affects about 1/4 of post-menopausal women, of whom about 1/4 will have pain.  One option for painful osteoarthritis...

    Can steroid injections help my painful thumb?

    Pain from osteoarthritis of the base of the thumb is common.  It affects about 1/4 of post-menopausal women, of whom about 1/4 will have pain.  One option for painful osteoarthritis...

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