All about upper limb injuries

Bone Fractures – Causes, Treatment & Aftercare

A fracture is commonly referred to as a broken bone. Typically it takes a bone six weeks to heal, however some of the smaller bones in your hand can heal more quickly at around three to four weeks.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

This article provides a comprehensive insight into the condition, from the intricacies of median nerve compression to the myriad causes and symptomatology, complemented by treatment guidelines.

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Symptoms & Recovery Pathways

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a perplexing condition characterized by prolonged pain and unusual healing responses. This article offers insights into its symptoms, the anomalies in the body's signaling, and potential treatment methods.

DeQuervain's Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms & Solutions

DeQuervain's syndrome is when the compartment that holds the two tendons that move your thumb is surgically released.

Dislocations: Guide to Understanding and Managing Joint Dislocations

Discover the ins and outs of joint dislocations, from the common finger and thumb injuries to shoulder dislocations. Learn about symptoms, treatments, and how to seek professional help.

Dupuytren's Contracture: Disease of the Hand Fascia

Dupuytren’s Contracture is a disease of the fascia – a tissue between your skin and muscle.

Mallet Finger: Causes, Symptoms, and Recovery Guide

An analysis of mallet finger, detailing its causes, symptoms, and the recommended therapeutic interventions for recovery.

Navigating a Central Slip Tendon Injury: Recovery & Care

This article examines the central slip tendon injury, a condition affecting finger extension. Learn about its origins, from athletic mishaps to direct cuts, and the therapeutic journey towards restoration.

Nerve Injuries in the Hand: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding and Recovery

Nerve injuries can occur in a multitude of ways, leading to pain, loss of sensation, or compromised muscle control. Understanding the injury, its treatment, and the subsequent recovery process is essential to ensuring optimal outcomes.

Osteoarthritis: Understanding and Managing the Common Arthritic Condition

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. It's a disease which causes the cartilage in the joints to degenerate and wear down.

Tendinosis: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Tendinosis is the degeneration or breakdown of the connective tissue/collagen within your tendon.

Tendon Repair: Process and Recovery

Initially, the tendon is very weak and you may experience swelling as your body sends chemicals to heal the tendon and the tissues that have been damaged.

Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC)

Deep within the wrist lies the TFCC, a composite of structures ensuring strength and flexibility. Its vulnerability to certain injuries underscores its importance in our daily hand functions.

Trigger Finger: Understanding, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

A trigger finger is when your finger feels like it catches or locks and then is difficult to straighten.

Understanding Hypertrophic & Keloid Scars: A Comprehensive Guide

Hypertrophic and Keloid scars are variations to the scars formed in the natural healing process. They are natural and formed in a response to an injury

Understanding and Managing Occupational Overuse Syndrome (OOS)

Cumulative Trauma Disorder (CTD), also known as Occupational Overuse Syndrome, is a condition of the muscles in the wrist, forearm, arm and neck that is caused by their overuse (or misuse) at work. This guide unpacks the symptoms, management techniques, and preventative measures.

Understanding and Treating Wrist Instability: A Comprehensive Guide

Wrist instability arises from abnormal wrist movement, often linked to ligament injuries. This article dives into its anatomy, symptoms, and the major ligaments involved, offering a comprehensive understanding of the condition.