Conditions and Treatments

trigger finger

Trigger Finger

Trigger finger is a condition that can occur in any finger or the thumb. The finger clicks or locks when the fingers roll up into a fist, and use is often painful.

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thumb pain

Thumb Base Arthritis

Thumb base arthritis causes pain and a reduction in grip strength – particularly pinch grip between the thumb and adjacent fingers.

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finger arthritis

Finger Joint Arthritis

Finger joint arthritis symptoms are pain, stiffness of the joint and loss of function. The degree of functional loss will depend on the joint involved and severity.

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rotator cuff pain

Rotator Cuff Tendinitis

This is inflammation of the tendons that shoulder the “ball and socket” shoulder joint and can cause pain and weakness on shoulder movement.

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woman with shoulder pain

Frozen Shoulder

This is a painful condition which results in a severe loss of motion in the shoulder because of scarring and fibrosis of the joint capsule.

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shoulder fracture

Shoulder Fracture

The humerus is the bone in your upper arm. A heavy blow or fall onto the shoulder can cause the top of the humerus to fracture.

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muscle spasm

Muscle Spasms

Muscle spasms are a prolonged, involuntary contraction of any muscle and can commonly occur after heavy or prolonged exercise.

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swollen knee

Swelling

There are many types of swelling that can occur in the body, these typically fall under two categories: localised swelling and generalised swelling.

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shaking hands

Tremors

There are many causes for tremors and shakes and the fine rippling movements through a muscle called fasciculation. Find out more here.

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numb foot

Numbness

Numbness is the absence, or severe reduction of normal sensation. Variations of this are a ‘dead’ feeling, or ‘cold pain’.

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