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Bone-Spurs Bone Spurs in Hand

Bone spurs are nothing but tiny projections of the bones’ edges. Bone spurs are also referred to as osteophytes, and they are known to form […]

What is Flexor Tenosynovitis?

Flexor tenosynovitis is a condition of the flexor tendon   that leads to a disrupted function of it. People who develop this problem experience a […]

What is Madelung’s Deformity?

Madelung’s deformity is an abnormality of the wrist. In this condition, the wrist bones are not formed properly causing a malformation of wrists. This malformation […]

What is Crepitus?

Crepitus, which is more commonly known as cracking joints is a phenomenon where people experience a popping, grating or cracking sound under the skin. While […]

What is Pronator Teres Syndrome?

Pronator teres syndrome or pronator teres compression syndrome (PTS) is a nerve entrapment at the elbow. Although not as common as carpal tunnel syndrome, the […]

What is a Barton Fracture?

Barton fracture , first described by Dr. John Barton, is a fracture of the wrist. This fracture is a distal radius fracture   which dislocates […]

Upper Arm Pain

The pain which is experienced between the elbows and the shoulders is referred to as upper arm pain. This pain can be experienced in one […]

Swollen Wrist

You use your wrists for your day to day activities like driving, picking up things, working on computers, eating, etc. As the wrists are made […]

Knuckle Pain

Knuckle joint is the place where the fingers meet the closed fist. This is also known as metacarpophalangeal joint. This complex joint contains many ligaments, […]

Swollen Hands and Feet

Medically, swollen hands and feet are referred to as idiopathic edema. Several factors are responsible for the swelling of the hands and feet and it […]

Jammed Finger

A jammed finger is an injury occurred to the finger. This is an impact injury where an affected person may experience swelling and finger joint […]

What is a Jammed Thumb?

A jammed thumb may be described as an injured tendon or bone situated in the thumb tip. This is also referred to as a skier’s […]

Phalanges – What are the Phalanges in Humans?

Based on the human anatomy, the toes on the feet and all the fingers (including those in our foot and hand both) are formed by […]

What Can Be Done For A Swan Neck Deformity Of The Finger ?

The deformed position of the finger where the joint that is most close to the tip of the finger is permanently bent towards the palm. […]

Swan Neck Deformity Of The Finger

Swan Neck Deformity of the fingers may occur in about 50% of patients suffering from Rheumatoid Arthritis. Ligaments are the structures which balances the normal […]