Bowler’s thumb is a condition caused by repeated pressure or friction over the ulnar nerve of the thumb, often caused by bowling, rowing or garden. Here’s a look at the symptoms and treatment.
Lymphedema and oedema have similar symptoms, however understanding the difference between the two is crucial to ensuring you get the most suitable treatment.
Here we take a look at the causes, signs and symptoms of an elbow dislocation, and how a dislocation may be managed.
The elbow joint is made up of the humerus in the upper arm and the two forearm bones, the ulnar and radius. A dislocation occurs when any one of these bones moves out of its correct place. Severe dislocations can not only sustain injury to the joint capsule but can also result in fractures, ligament injury, or nerve and artery damage.
Here we take a look at managing a dislocated wrist, including common causes and treatments, and some simple exercises you can do at home.
Here we take a look at managing a dislocated finger including common causes for dislocation, prevention, common treatments and some simple exercises you can do at home.
Why do I need to do arm exercises?
After an injury to your arm, such as a broken wrist, it is important to maintain movement of other joints so they do not become painful and stiff. All exercise regimes are tailored individually to ensure they are appropriate for the injury and needs of the patient.
Here are a few examples of tendon gliding, blocking and strengthening finger exercises to do at home. If you have any questions or would like to discuss a finger injury, please don’t hesitate to give us a call.
Swelling of the hand or wrist can cause pain, and reduce function and movement. Here is a helpful guide to managing swelling after an injury.
The radial head is the end of the radius bone at your elbow. Together the radial head, the ulnar and the humerus bones form the elbow joint, allowing flexion and extension of the elbow and rotation of the forearm.