Joints Archives - Orthopaedics

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 […]

finger-tendonitis2 Finger Tendonitis

What is finger tendonitis? Our fingers contain two tendons, known together as the flexor tendons   . One of these tendons ( flexor digitorum profundus […]

old couple exercise Hyperextended Elbow – What Does it Mean?

Before discussing what a hyperextended elbow is, let us see what hyperextension means. Extending anything beyond its normal range is what is known as hyperextension. […]

Non-Surgical Options and Surgery for Treating a Crossover Toe

People suffering from crossover toe have their second toe drift towards the big toe with the second toe ending up lying over the big toe. […]

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 […]

S.I.C.K Scapula Syndrome

Athletes who are into sports like tennis, cricket, baseball, volleyball etc are the ones who are known to develop this S.I.C.K scapula syndrome. The abbreviation […]

Acidic Foods and Arthritis

There are certain foods that are not to be consumed by people suffering from arthritis and acidic foods are one among these. Ironically, many foods […]

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 […]

Costovertebral Joint Sprain

The thoracic vertebrae which are located in between the cervical and the lumbar vertebrae attach themselves to the ribs on both the sides via the […]

What is Ankle Synovitis?

Firstly, ankle joint is a synovial joint because it contains the soft tissue synovium. Ankle synovitis is the inflammation of the synovium. The synovium is […]

Ankle Dislocation

Ankle dislocation is a traumatic injury that results in the dislocation (moving out of the original place) of an ankle joint’s bones (tibia, fibula and […]

Swollen Finger Joints

Joint is defined as a place where two bones join. Every finger excluding thumb has three joints. Swollen finger joints may disrupt the functionality of […]

What is Joint Effusion?

A joint is a point where two bones connect. Joints are important body parts which help in the movement. Synovial joints are the most common […]