Hand Pain Information Center
Carpal Tunnel syndrome often starts with pain and discomfort at the base of the thumb that extends to other fingers, finally leading to the inability to use our hands like a normal person. Listed in this article are 7 tips for prevention of carpal tunnel syndrome that are both effective and easy to incorporate into your daily routine.
Bone spurs are generally the abnormal bony outgrowths that develop on the surface or the bones. Bone spurs of the wrist are essentially such bone growths on the surface of the wrist bone. Bone spurs on the wrist grow very slowly in general. Nevertheless, sometimes wrist spurs may grow rapidly and in an unpredictable way. Know the symptoms, treatment, risk factors and complications of bone spurs on wrist.
Severe chronic elbow pain severely restricts the use upper extremity. Understanding the diseases which may cause elbow pain is essential. Elbow pain can be caused due to automobile and work accident, slip and fall injuries, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, tendonitis, bursitis, cellulitis, synovitis,cubital tunnel syndrome and radial tunnel syndrome etc.
Closed fracture of the finger bones or phalanges happen when the bones break either partially or completely but the skin is not torn and the bones are not exposed through the skin to the eternal environment. Know the causes, signs, symptoms, treatment and recovery period of Closed fracture of the finger bones or phalanges.
A closed radius or ulna fracture happens when the radius or ulna bone breaks either partially or completely but is not exposed through the skin. Complete recovery from radius or ulna fracture is to be expected within a year or more. The prognosis for adults with closed radius and ulna fracture depends on many factors such as choice of treatment method, soft-tissue handling, the timing of internal fixation in open fractures and restoration of osseous anatomy.
Compound humerus fracture or compound fracture of the humerus bone of the upper arm is comparatively uncommon. They are usually seen in cases of multiple injuries or direct trauma. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment and diagnosis of compound humerus fracture.
The cracking sound from knuckle occurs when the joints are moved apart from each other creating a gap where synovial fluid forms a bubble. This bubble when it collapses or bursts causes the cracking sound. Experts however believe that if knuckle cracking does not cause any pain then it can be considered as safe. They also suggest that arthritis is in no way connected to cracking of joints including the knuckles.
: In Dactylitis or Sausage Finger, fingers appear swollen and plump. Know its causes, symptoms, types, treatment and diagnosis.
A person can commonly experience a dead arm after waking up in the morning after sleeping in the wrong position, such as on the arm, or when keeping the arm hanging from the chair for some time. “Dead Arm Syndrome” is a medical condition where a person experiences an abrupt pain, which can be paralyzing or sharp in nature with numbness in the arm.
Texting Thumb Injury is a form of a RSI (repetitive stress injury) which affects the thumb and the wrist. Know the causes, treatment, and how Intelligent Personal Assistant Can Ease RSI or Texting Thumb.