Lymphodema

Lymphodema

Lymphoedema is a condition where your lymph vessels are unable to effectively drain lymph fluid from parts of your body, usually an arm or a leg (but it can be any body part). This results in the affected area becoming swollen. It usually has a gradual onset, getting...
Boxer’s Fracture

Boxer’s Fracture

A Boxer’s fracture is a commonly seen break of the metacarpal bone of the little finger near to the knuckle. It can sometimes also refer to a similar break of the ring finger. It most often occurs after hitting an object with a closed fist. It results in pain,...
Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow is a painful condition that occurs when tendons/muscles in your elbow are overworked, usually by repetitive motions of the wrist and arm. It results in pain on the outer side of the elbow and forearm. Pain is usually aggravated by gripping and lifting...
Trigger Finger

Trigger Finger

Tendons connect bones to muscles in the body. Flexor tendons of the thumb and fingers pull the fingers into a fist. The tendons are enclosed in a synovial sheath. When this sheath becomes inflamed it is called trigger finger. Usually, tendons slide easily through the...
Arthritis

Arthritis

Arthritis is a term used for a range of conditions that involve joint damage or destruction. The most common are Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Osteoarthritis (OA) RA is inflammation of the synovial membrane of the joint (the lining of the joint capsule). It results in...