Patient Education Libraries

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that causes pain, numbness, and tingling in the hand and arm. The condition occurs when one of the major nerves to the hand — the median nerve — is squeezed or compressed as it travels through the wrist.

De Quervain's Tenosynovitis

De Quervain's Tenosynovitis is a painful condition that affects the tendons on the thumb side of the wrist. It's often caused by chronic overuse but can also occur in women who recently had a baby.

Dupuytren's Disease

Dupuytren's Disease is a condition that causes the palmer fascia to develop knots of tissue under the skin that eventually turns into a thick chord that can pull on one or more digits into a bent position. Dupuytren's disease is a genetic condition mostly associated with Northern European heritage.

Elbow Injuries

Elbow pain can be caused by various types of injury and repetitive motions during sports. Golfer's elbow, also known as Tennis Elbow, is one example of a common elbow condition.

Exercise: Hand Exercises

A Fun and Efficient Way to Regain Mobility and Function

Physiotherapy - Ankles

The ankle, or the talocrural region, is the region where the foot and the leg meet. The ankle includes three joints: the ankle joint proper or talocrural joint, the subtalar joint, and the inferior tibiofibular joint.

Physiotherapy - Elbows

The elbow is the visible joint between the upper and lower parts of the arm. It includes prominent landmarks such as the olecranon, the elbow pit, the lateral and medial epicondyles, and the elbow joint

Physiotherapy - Hips

The hip joint, scientifically referred to as the acetabulofemoral joint (art. coxae), is the joint between the femur and acetabulum of the pelvis and its primary function is to support the weight of the body in both static (e.g. standing) and dynamic (e.g. walking or running) postures.

Physiotherapy - Shoulders

The shoulder joint (glenohumeral joint) is a ball and socket joint between the scapula and the humerus. It is the major joint connecting the upper limb to the trunk.

Physiotherapy- Knees

The knee is one of the largest and most complex joints in the body. The knee joins the thigh bone (femur) to the shin bone (tibia). The smaller bone that runs alongside the tibia (fibula) and the kneecap (patella) are the other bones that make the knee joint.

Physiotherapy- Spine

This is the branch of physiotherapy concerned with the treatment of injuries or disorders of the skeletal system and associated muscles, joints and ligaments.

Platelet Rich Plasma Cartilage Damage Repair

PRP can potentially be used to treat various orthopedic conditions. It’s often inquired about in the context of tennis elbow, patella tendonitis, osteoarthritis.

Sports Medicine

Sports medicine physicians have specialized training in the field of medicine. They typically deal with sport or exercise-related injuries.

Thumb Arthritis

Thumb arthritis is arthritis that occurs in the joint at the base of the thumb, known as the basal joint. Thumb arthritis is usually a type of osteoarthritis, which is due to wear and tear.

Trigger Finger

Trigger finger is a condition that causes pain, stiffness, and a sensation of locking or catching when you bend and straighten your finger. The condition is also known as “stenosing tenosynovitis.”


Patient Communication Platform

Dr. Bertrand Perey is currently in active practice at the Royal Columbian Hospital and Eagle Ridge Hospital in the Fraser Health Authority of British Columbia. The focus of his practice is hand, wrist and elbow surgery.