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Mike spoke at Orthopaedic Research UK course
December 8, 2017
Mike met up with old friends in the sports medicine world at this well attended meeting.
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Best scores for the Wrightington Tips and Tricks in the Hand
December 8, 2017
Mike was delighted to see the delegate feedback from this course - our best yet !
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Motion preserving procedures for wrist arthritis
November 28, 2017
Mike is talking at the Wrightington Tips and Tricks conference this week on this topic.
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Mike to speak at the American Society of Surgery of the hand 2018
November 27, 2017
Mike has been invited for the 9th consecutive year to speak at this meeting.
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Wrightington Tips and Tricks in the Hand and Wrist
November 27, 2017
Mike is delighted to be a co organisers of the latest tips and tricks course at Wrightington.
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Invitation to be a trustee for the British Dupuytren's Society
September 17, 2016
This month Mike was invited to become a trustee and help support the British Dupuytren's Society .....
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Xiapex can continue to be used on the NHS following a recent appeal.
June 30, 2016
We are delighted to announce that the recent appeal to NICE has been partially successful and Xiapex can continue to be used on the NHS for the foreseable future.
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Invitation as a contributing editor for the Yearbook of Hand and Upper Limb Surgery
February 13, 2016
Mike is delighted to have been invited for the second consecutive year as a....
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Mike Hayton speaking at the Mayo Wrist Meeting 2016
January 17, 2016
Mike is honoured to have been invited back for a third time to this prestigious bi-annual meeting.
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Xiapex now available for two injections at one visit
January 16, 2016
Xiapex has now been licensed for two injections at one visit.
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Audit on Mike Hayton's surgery
January 15, 2016
Mike recently commissioned an independent audit of two common operations and is able to share his results
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British Association Sports and Exercise Medicine
November 19, 2015
Mike spoke at the BASEM annual conference....
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Mike Hayton speaking at FISIC 2015
November 11, 2015
Mike was delighted to share his experiences treating the boxer's hand.
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Over 300 Xiapex injections for Dupuytren's disease
September 22, 2015
Mike has been using Xiapex for Dupuytren's disease since it was first licensed in the UK.
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Wide awake hand surgery
September 22, 2015
Mike is increasingly using wide awake hand surgery for more complex cases.
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Mike Hayton gives invited keynote lecture at the American Association of Hand Surgery Conference
January 24, 2015
Mike was honoured to have been invited to give the keynote lecture at this prestigious conference.
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Transfer images and files safely to Mike Hayton
October 12, 2014
Mike is delighted to have a pacsmail portal. This enables you to upload large files of images or files to Mike with the safety and security that you require.
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New video on PIPJ finger joint replacement
September 24, 2014
This new you tube video demonstrates the live surgery and follow up of a PIPJ finger joint replacement.
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Scapho-Lunate Ligament paper accepted by British Journal of Sports Medicine
September 10, 2013
Mike is delighted that his work on the scapho-lunate ligament in elite athletes has been accepted for publication.
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Paper on the boxer's hand has been published in the J Hand Surgery (Eu)
August 27, 2013
This collaborative piece of work between Australia and Mike Hayton in the UK confirms that boxers can return to compete following a devastating hand problem
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Collagenase (xiapex) injection paper published in J Hand Surgery (Eu)
August 27, 2013
Mike's paper on the manipulation 2 days after Xiapex injection is now in press
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Mike Hayton and Ian Trail speak at the Mayo Clinic
May 25, 2013
Mike and Ian Trail gave a series of lectures at the Mayo Wrist meeting. Ian was a former clinical fellow at the Mayo and it was good to see him back in town.
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Wrightington upper limb consultants speaking in Abu Dhabi
May 17, 2013
Wrightington hospital, in collaboration with Sheikh Khalifa Medical City are organising a series of upper limb lectures in Abu Dhabi.
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Mike Hayton in the Mail on Sunday
April 14, 2013
Mike describes how he replaced a professional magicians thumb joint to allow him to return to his card tricks
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Mike Hayton presents in Miami
March 17, 2013
Mike gave two lectures at the Annual Miami Wrist Meeting
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Orthopaedic Teaching at Wrightington Tues 16th April 2013
March 6, 2013
Please find attached the flyer for the evening
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Xiapex busy on the NHS
January 30, 2013
Xiapex is available at Wrightington on the NHS
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Busy year of lecturing for Mike Hayton in 2013
January 29, 2013
Mike has been lined up to talk at a number of international conferences in 2013
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Protective properties of the human hand in evolution
December 26, 2012
The human hand is an amazing piece of the body - perhaps the most complex......
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Xiapex available on the NHS at Wrightington Hospital
October 26, 2012
Mike is pleased to announce that Xiapex , the new enzyme injection for Dupuytren's disease, is availble in his NHS practice.
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Mike Hayton mentioned on Sky Sports
October 20, 2012
Professional Boxers Tony Bellew and Paul Smith mention Mike's work on Sky Sports.
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Mike Hayton contributes to an "Urgent Dilemas" article in Pulse magazine
October 7, 2012
Mike talks on sprains and fractures in Pulse magazine
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Wrightington talks at the British Hand Society York Oct 2012
September 30, 2012
This year Wrightington has had 5 free research papers accepted at the Annual British Hand Society Meeting.
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Ice cream scoop test for ECU instability
September 27, 2012
Mike's new test for ECU instability has been published in the Journal of Hand Surgery ( Eu)
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Mike Hayton discusses Dupuytren's disease on BBC Radio 4 Inside Health
August 16, 2012
Hear Mike's interview on BBC Radio 4 with Dr Mark Porter
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Radio 4 "Inside Health"
August 11, 2012
Mike Hayton was interviewed by Dr Mark Porter .....
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European Advisor to ISSPORTH
March 20, 2012
Mike has been named as the European
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Xiapex on Embarrassing Bodies
March 20, 2012
Mike Hayton appears on the Channel 4 TV show Embarrassing Bodies
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Ed Williamson set to return to play for Leeds Tykes
February 16, 2012
Ed Williamson professional rugby player....
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Boxer Paul Smith set for a return
February 16, 2012
Paul Smith speaks to the Liverpool Echo about his hand injury
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Malmesbury Boxer returns to the ring
February 16, 2012
A recent article in ...
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BUPA and the BMI Alexandra Hospital
December 17, 2011
Options available until resolved....
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Declaration of interest - Mike Hayton is a Consultant to Pfizer
September 22, 2011
Mike is a paid consultant to Pfizer. He lecturers and trains other hand surgeons
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Xiapex injections going well
April 13, 2011
This week, Mike Hayton has given Xiapex injections to 2 patients with Dupuytren's disease in Manchester...
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Xiapex Enzyme injection for Dupuytren's disease in Manchester
April 4, 2011
We are delighted to announce that Mike Hayton will be offering the new enzyme injection XIAPEX for Dupuytren's disease at the Alexandra Hospital, Cheadle
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Shanaze Reade series - Featuring Mike Hayton
January 14, 2011
Keep up with the Shanaze Reade series and see what happens when she visits Mike Hayton...
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Percutaneous A1 Pulley Release VS Steroid Injection for Trigger Digit
November 23, 2010
A recent publication in the Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume)........
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Jonathan Rea - Featuring Mr Mike Hayton
November 23, 2010
Mr Mike Hayton is featured in a clip by Jonathan Rea, a World Superbike Championship Rider, following surgery on his left wrist......
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Shanaze Reade Series - Featuring Mr Mike Hayton
November 4, 2010
See what happened when Shanaze Reade came to see Mr Mike Hayton.....
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NEW CONTACT NUMBER AT THE ALEXANDRA HOSPITAL
October 29, 2010
Please note: the contact number for Mr Hayton's secretary at the Alexandra hospital has changed to 0161 495 7766
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Surgical compared with Conservative treatment for acute nondisplaced or minimally displaced Scaphoid fractures
September 7, 2010
A recent publication in the Journal of Bone and Joint surgery....
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Effect of finger position on the median nerve area within the carpal tunnel
August 2, 2010
A recent publication in the Journal of Hand Therapy...
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The Surgical Treatment of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: A Decision Analysis
August 2, 2010
A recent publication in the Journal of Hand Surgery...
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The Incidence of DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis in a Young, Active Population
July 1, 2010
A recent publication in the Journal of Hand Surgery...
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Open Carpal Tunnel Release: Warm or Refrigerated local anaesthetic
June 22, 2010
A recent publication in the Journal of Hand Surgery...
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Surgery on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Releasing the tourniquet
June 19, 2010
A recent publication in the Journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery...
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The Incidence and Characteristics of Trigger digits in Patients with Diabetes
June 19, 2010
A recent publication in the Journal of Hand Surgery...
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Hand Elevation after surgery - A Recent Publication
April 28, 2010
A recent publication in the Journal of......
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PEM
April 27, 2010
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Carpal tunnel release in the over 65's
April 14, 2010
A recent publication in the American Journal of hand surgery.....
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Mike Invited to lecture at the American Society Surgery Hand
February 12, 2010
Mike Hayton has been invited to lecture at the American Society of Surgery of the Hand in Boston Oct 2010.
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President of the British Association of Hand Therapists
December 1, 2009
Mike is honoured to have been nominated as President of the British Association of Hand Therapists (BAHT)
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New Secretary at the Alexandra
November 13, 2009
Mike is please to announce Fiona Dryburgh as his new Alexandra Hosital secretary.
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Carpal Tunnel surgery effective
September 28, 2009
A recent article in the medical journal, The Lancet, has shown surgery is very effective for carpal tunnel syndrome
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Invited lecture - Dutch Hand Society
September 10, 2009
Mike Hayton has been invited to lecture on Scaphoid fractures at the Dutch National Hand society meeting in November 2009.
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Mike Hayton gave a lecture on Sports Hand Injuries in America
September 10, 2009
Mike Hayton has recently returned from San Francisco , where he gave an instuctional course lecture on sports hand injuries to the American Society of Surgery of the Hand
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Publication on late reconstruction of the skier's thumb injury
December 20, 2008
The Skier's thumb ligament injury can be repaired, in some situations as a late repair. However the best results are always obtained with early management.
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Review article on the Skier's thumb injury
December 20, 2008
Mike Hayton, UK, and Mark Baratz, USA, have recently published an article in the jounal HAND on this common injury.
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Second recent publication on scaphoid fractures
December 20, 2008
Mike Hayton reports his results with the rest of the team at Wrightington Hospital on scaphoid non unions.
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Recent publication on a revascularisation technique for scaphoid non union fracture surgery
December 20, 2008
We report our results in the treatment of scaphoid non unions. The results are disappointing and this technique is no longer used in routine surgery.
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Publication on a boxing hand injury
December 20, 2008
Mike Hayton has had a case report on a boxing injury published.
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New research data input coordinator appointed
November 7, 2008
We are delighted to announce that Julia Berry has been appointed as Mike Haytons research data coordinator.
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percutaneous scaphoid fixation
October 26, 2008
This short video clip of live surgery shows Mr Mike Hayton fixing a scaphoid fracture through a tiny incision.
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One stop carpal tunnel clinic starts
October 13, 2008
The new one stop carpal tunnel clinic starts at the Alexendra Hospital, Cheadle, this wednesday 15th October 2008
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Prehabilitation at the Alexandra Hospital
October 10, 2008
we are pleased to announce that Rachel Delaney, Hand Therapist, will be available on the day of surgery at the Alexandra Hospital, Cheadle
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Bullet Points - Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
August 8, 2008
We start a short series of bullet point overviews on various hand, wrist and elbow topics
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Data collection in clinic
August 6, 2008
Prospective data collection starts 1st Sept 2008,
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Doctor update guide on nerve conduction studies for carpal tunnel syndrome
June 10, 2008
In this article, Consultant Neurophysiologist Dr Andy Marshall, explains why NCS may be of benefit in the management of carpal tunnel syndrome.
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Patient guide to Nerve Conduction Studies for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
June 10, 2008
In this "no medical jargon" article, Consultant Neurophysiologist Dr Andy Marshall explains all about NCS.
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Corticosteroid injections in the upper limb
May 27, 2008
Low dose steroid injections in hand conditions
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Carpal tunnel operation photos
May 26, 2008
please note - this article contains photographs of an operation
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Carpal tunnel syndrome key points
May 26, 2008
Here are a few points as a quick reference to carpal tunnel syndrome
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Paediatric trigger thumb
May 20, 2008
The natural history of trigger thumb ......
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Does the type of steroid used in trigger finger injection matter?
May 20, 2008
A recent study compares two types of steroid....
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Ganglion excision
May 20, 2008
recent research show that arthroscopic ganglion excision
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Mike 7 Olympic competitors
May 15, 2008
As the Olympic games draw closer the last remaining places.....
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Carpal tunnel syndrome lecture
May 13, 2008
Tomorrow night Mike Hayton will give a lecture on Carpal tunnel syndrome.....
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Type of injection for Trigger Finger
May 8, 2008
Researchers have compared two types of steroid injection for trigger finger
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New Carpal Tunnel Web Site
May 6, 2008
Carpal Tunnel Web Site From 12th May 2008
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New Staff at the Alex
May 2, 2008
We are delighted to welcome Sandra Caprio...
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Six patients going to the Olympics 2008
April 24, 2008
Mike Hayton has treated six patients that have successfully qualified to compete in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing Summer 2008. Another three still have time to qualify.
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Rachel Delaney at the Alex
April 24, 2008
Rachel Delaney now offers hand therapy at the Alexandra Hospital
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - One Stop Clinic
April 14, 2008
e are now in the final stages of being able to offer our patients a one stop clinic for carpal tunnel syndrome. Most likely to be on a Wednesday afternoon at the Alexandra Hospital in Cheadle, patient
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Carpal Tunnel Decompressions now do not require the use of an uncomfortable tourniquet.
April 14, 2008
ost surgeons use a torniquet for carpal tunnel surgery. A torniquet is large blood pressure type cuff that is tightly applied to the upper arm once the blood has been squeezed out to allow a bloodless
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