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Trigger Finger and Thumb

February 26, 2010
Dr Kevin Yip

WHAT IS TRIGGER FINGER AND THUMB? Trigger finger is a common disorder of the hand which causes painful snapping or locking of the fingers or thumb. WHAT ARE THE CAUSES? The exact cause of trigger finger or thumb is not readily evident. In many cases, the condition may be the result of repetitive strain of […]

Claw Toe

Dr Kevin Yip

Claw toe is characterised by deformity of a toe joint, causing the toe to lift above ground and adopt a curled up position, resembling a claw. It is frequently associated with a bunion deformity of the big toe. Commonly affected are the second and third toes but the fourth and fifth toes can be affected […]

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