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Treating hand and wrist injuries podcast

12 August 2020 Podcast
General surgery Orthopaedics Podcast
When people think about sporting injuries they often think about torn ACLs and the long term effects of concussion.

However, recent research suggests sports-related hand and wrist injuries are on the rise. In fact, hand and wrist injuries account for 10-30% of emergency presentations in Australia. 

In our latest health and wellness podcast, St John of God Subiaco Hospital Orthopaedic Surgeon and member of our acute hand trauma service, Mr Angus Keogh provides insights into common hand and wrist injuries, and the importance of seeking treatment early to ensure optimal healing.

Learn more about Orthopaedic Surgery at St John of God Subiaco Hospital.

Mr Angus Keogh is a locally trained orthopaedic hand and upper limb surgeon, practicing in both private and public hospitals in Perth.
Mr Keogh has extensive experience in all aspects of hand and upper limb surgery from major hand injuries to complex degenerative problems of the shoulder.
Mr Keogh finished his basic orthopaedic training in Western Australia in 2009 after achieving the Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons. He then undertook post fellowship training in Melbourne, Australia under the tutelage of Mr Tony Berger and Mr Stephen Tham at St Vincent's Hospital, and subsequently with Professor Greg Bain in Adelaide. He has been mentored into his upper limb practice by Mr Jeff Ecker in Western Australia.
He is the President of the Western Australian Society of Hand Surgery, an active member of the Australian Hand Surgery Society, and the Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA) national and Western Australian branches.