Ulnar Nerve Neuritis

What is Ulnar Nerve Neuritis? The ulnar nerve runs along the medial edge of the elbow just behind the epicondyle where the flexor muscles of the wrist are attached. Pain can be felt radiating to the fourth and fifth fingers if the medial posterior aspect of the elbow is accidentally hit. In throwing activities or racket […]

Trigger Finger and Thumb

What Is Trigger Finger and Thumb? This condition affects the movement of the tendons as you bend your fingers and thumb towards your palm. This movement is known as flexion. In simple terms trigger finger is a common disorder of the hand which causes painful snapping or locking of the fingers or thumb.     The […]

Tennis Elbow or Lateral Humeral Epicondylitis

What is Tennis Elbow or Lateral Humeral Epicondylitis? Tennis is a popular sports played by people of all ages. However, some players can get medical problem in the elbow region. Injury also occurs in racket sports such as badminton, table tennis, golf and squash. Those who are on jobs that require repetitive, one-sided movements (example electricians, carpenters) […]

Osteoarthritis Fingers and Thumb

What is Osteoarthritis Fingers and Thumb? Unlike what most people understand, arthritis is actually a complex disorder comprised of several distinct conditions and characterized by a common symptom: pain and inflammation of the joints. One of the most common forms of arthritis is osteoarthritis (OA), otherwise known as degenerative arthritis. Most people who have osteoarthritis […]

Mallet Finger

What is Mallet Finger? Just think about how much we used our hands and fingers, then you’ll have no problem understanding why injuries to our finger are common. Fortunately, majority of finger injuries heal by itself. One such injury is an injury to the distal interphalangeal, or DIP, joint of the finger. During sporting activities like […]

Ganglion of the Wrist

What is Ganglion of the Wrist? A wrist ganglion is a swelling is a condition where the swelling generally occurs over the back of the hand or wrist. These are filled with fluid capsules and benign. However, ganglion is not cancerous. Although they may grow in size, they won’t spread to other parts of the […]

DeQuervains Tenosynovitis

What is DeQuervains Tenosynovitis? DeQuervains tenosynovitis is a pain resulted from irritation or inflammation of the wrist tendons at the base of the thumb. Pain is experienced with movement of the thumb. This inflammation is called ‘stenosing tenosynovitis” This simply means that the inflammation involves the synovium and tendons that control the movement of the thumb. DeQuervains Tenosynovitis Facts: How […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

An Introduction to the Carpal Tunnel Syndrome In the human wrist there is a sheath of tough connective tissue which envelopes and protects one nerve, median and tendons. It is attached to the muscles, wrist and hand bones. This is called the carpal tunnel which is the space between the sheath above and the bones […]

What Is Shoulder Pain?

Any one with shoulder pain will know that even simple task can be difficult to do, for example just it can be so hard to use your arm or your hand. Help is in getting the right treatment and getting the advice or consultation from an expert. Shoulder pain is any pain in or around […]

What Is Rotator Cuff Tear

Rotator cuff tear is a common cause of pain and disability among adults. The rotator cuff comprises of a network of four muscles and several tendons forming a covering around the top of the upper arm bone known as humerus. Symptoms of Rotator Cuff Tear These muscles form a cover around the head of the […]

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