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Mallet Finger

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Mallet Finger

mallet-finger

What is Mallet Finger?

Mallet Finger sometime also known as Baseball finger, is a deformity of a finger caused when the extensor tendon is damaged. When a ball or other object strikes the tip of the finger or thumb, the force damages the thin tendon that straightens the finger. The finger or thumb is not able to be straightened.


Symptoms of Mallet Finger

  • Painful
  • Swollen
  • Bruised

 


Causes of Mallet Finger

When there is a force strikes at the tip of the finger causing the finger to bend when straighten.


Treatment for Mallet Finger

  • Using a finger splint
  • Surgical Treatment

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6471 2691, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

Ganglion

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Ganglion

Ganglion

What is Ganglion?

Ganglion can be found in any joint and is most commonly on the wrist. When there is a leakage of the lubricate jelly-like fluid that helps to provide “cushion” for the joints, it will form Ganglion Crystal which cause swellness on your wrist.


Symptoms of Ganglion

  • Painless swelling found at any joints
  • Not inflammed
  • A sense of fullness and tightness

 


Causes of Ganglion

  • Weakness of a tendon or joint space
  • Trauma to the tendon or joint

 


Treatment for Ganglion

  • Draining out the ganglion by using an aspiration
  • Sugerical removal

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

Finger Deformity

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Finger Deformity

Finger Deformity

What is Finger Deformity?

Finger Deformity sometime also known as Swan neck Deformity, is a disease or injury that disturb the balance of the ligament and tendon of the finger causing it to be deform.


Symptoms of Finger Deformity

  • Swan-like shap of the finger

 


Causes of Finger Deformity

  • Inflammation from injury or disease
  • Hyper-Extended PIP joint
  • Flexed DIP joint
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

 


Treatment for Finger Deformity

  • Using a finger splint
  • Strengthen and increase the flexiblity of your finger by exercising it

 


Surgery is needed when:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis is the cause
  • Tendon is severed
  • Bone fragment is placed from its normal position
  • Condition does not improve with splinting

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

Dupuytren’s Contracture | Dupuytren's Contracture

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Dupuytren’s Contracture

dupuytren-contracture

What is Dupuytren’s Contracture?

Dupuytren’s Contracture is the thickening of the tissue layer underneath the skin of the palm and fingers. Although painless, it can cause the finger to curl.


Symptoms of Dupuytren’s Contracture

  • Curled Finger
  • Small lump form in the palm

 


Causes of Dupuytren’s Contracture

  • Hereditary
  • Overdose of alcohol
  • Aging factors
  • Medical Condition such as diabetes or seizures

 


Treatment for Dupuytren’s Contracture

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Jun 9, 2011   //   by soon   //    //  No Comments

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve, which runs from the forearm into the hand, becomes pressed or squeezed at the wrist. The median nerve controls the sensation to the palm side of the hand.


Symptoms of Carpal tunnel syndrome

  • Burning, tingling, or itching numbness of the hand
  • Fingers feel useless and swollen
  • Decrease grip strength

 


Causes of Carpal tunnel syndrome

  • Obesity
  • Pregnancy
  • Tendon Inflammation
  • Diabetes
  • Arthritis

 


Treatment for Carpal tunnel syndrome

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011 , the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

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