When faced with a radial head fracture, surgeons should fix it when possible and replace it when not salvageable to avoid more severe injuries, according to a presenter at Orthopedics Today Hawaii.
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Research and education on global health issues generally tend to focus on life-threatening conditions, such as HIV and cancer; rather than disabling but non-life-threatening injuries. This trend has resulted in hand injuries to be treated as a low priority public health issue.
Patients with carpal tunnel syndrome treated with corticosteroid injection experienced superior clinical effectiveness at 6 weeks compared to patients treated with night-resting splints, according to results published in The Lancet.
Your hands can do more than pick things up and pull things up on your smartphone. In fact, they’re actually indicators as to how healthy you are. Wondering what your hands are telling you? Here are 15 things your hands can tell you about your health.
Tendons are thick cords that join your muscles to your bones. When tendons become irritated or inflamed, the condition is called tendinitis. Tendinitis causes acute pain and tenderness, making it difficult to move the affected joint.
Tingling and numbness — often described as pins and needles or skin crawling — are abnormal sensations that can be felt anywhere in your body, commonly in your arms, hands, fingers, legs, and feet. This sensation is often diagnosed as paresthesia.
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About 75 percent of amputees exhibit mobility of their phantom limb. Using this information, researchers have developed a prototype capable of detecting these movements and activating a prosthetic arm. The prosthesis does not require any surgery and patients do not need training.
Source: Very Well Health
The hand is one of the most amazing parts of your body. The complex organization of your hand involves bones, ligaments, tendons, nerves, skin, and other structures that allow your body to perform a complex variety of activities.
Source: Sports Med Review
After reviewing corticosteroid injections of the shoulder region, we will now move distally down the arm and into the elbow, wrist and hand. This article will cover some of the randomized trials and reviews on corticosteroid injections for some of the most common issues that present to a sports medicine practice including lateral and medial epicondylitis, de Quervain’s tenosynovitis, trigger finger, carpal tunnel syndrome.
Source: Medical News Today
Rheumatoid arthritis can affect any of the joints in the body, including the elbow joint. This long-term condition causes inflammation, stiffness, and pain around affected joints.