Boutonniere Deformity Treatment in Kenya Boutonnière deformity is the result of an injury to the tendons that straightens the middle joint of your finger. It is also referred to as a "buttonhole deformity."The result is that the middle joint of the injured finger will not straighten, while the fingertip bends back. Unless this injury is [...]
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Minimally Invasive Back Surgery In general, the goal of the minimally invasive spine or back surgery is to stabilize the vertebral bones and spinal joints and/or relieve the pressure being applied to the spinal nerves often a result of conditions such as spinal instability, bone spurs, herniated discs, scoliosis or spinal tumors.Minimal invasive back surgery [...]
Bowlegs in adults In adults, bowlegs do not resolve spontaneously, but rather tend to worsen as arthritis leads to further malalignment. Bowlegs in adults is an independent risk factor for knee joint degeneration and pain.Multiple studies have shown that correction of bowlegs prior to the onset of end-stage arthritis can delay or prevent the need [...]
Bowlegs in children Bowlegs is considered a normal part of the growth in babies and toddlers. In young children, bowlegs are not painful or uncomfortable and do not interfere with a child’s ability to walk, run, or play.It is a condition in which the legs curve outward at an extreme angle at the knees while [...]
Exercises for a Sprained Thumb An abnormal bending of the thumb joint typically causes a thumb sprain. The forceful bending can be from the side or by a hyperextension (bending back) of the thumb.A fall onto an outstretched hand or a “jammed” thumb, such as during contact from a ball or during sports can result [...]
Spinal Deformities A healthy spine provides the main support for the body, allowing a person to stand and sit upright, walk, bend, and twist. Muscles, ligaments, tendons, and bone all contribute to a strong spine and protect the spinal cord. A side view of the normal spine shows it has some curves to [...]
Casts and Splints Many orthopaedic injuries that occur will be initially treated with some form of temporary immobilization as this will be the most comfortable for the patient and will maintain stability for the injured area. Most often, splints and casts are used for the treatment of broken bones.Splints and casts support and protect injured [...]
Nerve Damage After Surgery Nerves travel in close proximity to the bones and joints. A fracture or dislocation could thus potentially damage a nerve, in addition to the bony injury. As the fracture or dislocation itself is a painful and distressing injury, the presence of a nerve injury may not be recognized immediately. During [...]
Broken Bone in the hand With 27 bones and 28 muscles, the human hand is certainly nimble, but it is also highly susceptible to injury, especially acute injuries as a result of direct trauma.A broken hand happens when one or more bones in your hand break as a result of an accident, fall, or contact [...]
Twisted Neck Treatment Twisting of the neck to one side is medically referred to as Torticollis or wry neck. It is a common condition that occurs when the muscles that hold the neck and aid in its movement are affected.The symptoms may ease out naturally over a few days while it may require longer duration [...]