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Category: Hand

Numbness in the Hands

November 18, 2013
Hand

Numbness in the hands is a common problem amongst those aged between 40 to 60 years. It can be mildly annoying or disabling, and sometimes is accompanied by severe pain. It usually means a nerve is constricted, and should never be ignored, as permanent nerve damage with loss of sensation and strength may result if […]

Hand / Finger Tendinitis

October 5, 2013
Hand

Brief Outline of Hand / Finger Tendinitis Irritation and inflammation of tendons cause the condition of tendinitis, which may affect any of the tendons of the wrist or fingers. The affliction is common where overuse or overworking of the tendons is involved but can also be related to various underlying diseases, including diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis. Anatomy […]

Finger Dislocation

October 5, 2013
Hand

Brief Outline of Finger Dislocation Finger dislocations are more severe injuries than sprains and involve the displacement of the joint, altering the alignment of the finger. The joint must therefore be reset before the finger may be immobilised with casting, splint or taping. Splints allow the ligaments and joint capsule to properly heal. Such dislocations are […]

Finger Sprain

October 5, 2013
Hand

Brief Outline of Finger Sprain Finger sprains are injuries to a joint that cause a stretch or tear in a ligament. Ligaments are resilient bands of tissue connecting one bone to another. Such sprains are common in a wide variety of sports including football, cricket, and handball. Such sprains include metacarpophalangeal and interphalangeal sprains, Boutonniere […]

Thumb Sprain (Ulnar Collateral Ligament)

October 1, 2013
Hand

Brief Outline of Thumb Sprain Many activities can pull the thumb suddenly away from the rest of the hand, stretching or occasionally tearing this ligament. The injury is very prevalent among skiers and is often referred to as skier’s thumb, though repetitive activities that gradually wear and irritate the ulnar collateral ligament can produce a chronic […]