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April 17, 2019

What is "Trigger Finger"?

"Trigger finger" or "Trigger thumb" is the common term for Stenosing Tenosynovitis. This condition involves the pulleys and tendons in the hand, which bend the fingers.  Trigger Finger occurs when inflammation and swelling causing the finger be...

July 31, 2017

Excerpt and image from AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) article.  You can read the full article at orthoinfo.aaos.org.

Arthritis involves inflammation of one or more of your joints. Pain and stiffness are common symptoms of arthritis, and when t...

June 22, 2017

WHAT IS TENNIS ELBOW?

Tennis elbow (or "lateral epicondylitis,") is an inflammation around the bony knob on the outer side of the elbow.  This occurs when the tissue that attaches muscle to the bone becomes inflamed or irritated.  The bony knob is called the lateral epi...

September 8, 2016

What is "Trigger Finger"?

"Trigger finger" or "Trigger thumb" is the common term for Stenosing Tenosynovitis. This condition involves the pulleys and tendons in the hand, which bend the fingers.  Trigger Finger occurs when inflammation and swelling causing the finger be...

February 3, 2015

Do you have pain when opening a jar?  Turning a key or door knob?  Writing?  Using a zipper?  If so, you may be experiencing some common symptoms of Arthritis of the thumb.

 

The most common symptom of Osteoarthritis  is pain at the base of the t...

December 16, 2014

 

WHAT IS TENNIS ELBOW?

 

Tennis elbow is also known as "Lateral Epicondylitis."  It is an inflammation around the bony knob on the outer side of the elbow.  It occurs when the tissue that attaches muscle to the bone becomes inflamed or irritated.  The bony knob is called...

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