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Achilles Tendon Rupture

March 8, 2010
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Dr Kevin Yip

WHAT IS ACHILLES TENDON RUPTURE? Achilles tendon rupture is where the large tendon in the back of the ankle ruptures. HOW IS ACHILLES TENDON RUPTURE DIAGNOSED? There is a sudden pain behind the ankle. Physical examination shows a gap in the tendon and squeezing the calf muscle does not result in movement of the foot. […]

Trochanteric Bursitis

March 2, 2010
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Dr Kevin Yip

WHAT IS TROCHANTERIC BURSITIS? Trochanteric bursitis is inflammation of the bursa, a fluid-filled sac near the lateral point of the hip joint known as the greater trochanter. When this bursa becomes irritated or inflamed, it causes pain in the hip. This is a common cause of hip pain. WHAT ARE THE CAUSES? One of the […]

Ulnar Nerve Neuritis

March 2, 2010
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Dr Mathew Tung Neurosurgeon

WHAT IS ULNAR NERVE NEURITIS? Ulnar nerve neuritis begins with a little bit of tingling in the little and ring fingers especially when placing the elbow on arm rests in cars or on a chair. WHAT ARE THE CAUSES? Ulnar nerve neuritis is caused by compression or irritation of the ulnar nerve as it runs […]

Mallet Finger

March 1, 2010
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Dr Kevin Yip

WHAT IS MALLET FINGER? Mallet finger occurs when the outermost joint of the finger is injured. With mallet finger, the tendon on the back of the finger is separated from the muscles it connects. WHAT ARE THE CAUSES? Commonly an athletic injury where basketball and baseball players routinely experience jammed fingers, but the injury can […]

Dequervain’s Stenosing Tenosynovitis

March 1, 2010
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Dr Kevin Yip

WHAT IS DEQUERVAIN’S STENOSING TENOSYNOVITIS? DeQuervain’s stenosing tenosynovitis is a condition brought by irritation or inflammation of the wrist tendons at the base of the thumb. The inflammation causes the compartment around the tendon to swell and enlarge, making thumb and wrist movement painful. HOW IS DEQUERVAIN’S STENOSING TENOSYNOVITIS DIAGNOSED? Tenderness directly over the tendons […]

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