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May 2015

A painful condition affecting the tendons on the thumb side of your wrist is referred to as De Quervain's Tenosynovitis. If you have De Quervain's Tenosynovitis, it will probably hurt every time you turn your wrist, make a fist or grasp anything. The exact cause of De Quervain's Tenosynovitis isn't known, however any activity that relies on repetitive hand or wrist movement, such as playing golf or racket sports, lifting your baby, working the garden, etc. may result in such a condition.De Quervain's Tendonitis can also be referred to as a relatively common overuse condition affecting the tendons located at

Sciatica is nerve pain caused due to irritation of the sciatic nerve. It is leg pain caused by a pinched sciatic nerve in the lower back. The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body. The pain begins in the nerve roots that are located on either side of the lower spine, which runs down from the buttock to the foot. Sciatica can also cause feelings of numbness, tingling and weakness.Pain can get worse by prolonged sitting, standing, coughing, sneezing, lifting, straining or twisting. Depending on the severity and the underlying cause of sciatica pain, different types of medications

The clavicle or collarbone is a curved bone that runs from the breastbone to the shoulder blades. It connects the shoulder blade and shoulder to the front part of the chest wall. The clavicle is susceptible to fractures because it lies close to the surface of the skin above several important nerves and blood vessels. Sternoclavicular and acromioclavicular joints are at the ends of the collarbone. Sternoclavicular joint is near the neck region, whereas, acromioclavicular joint is where the collarbone ends connecting the shoulder.Collarbone fracture and shoulder separations are most common amongst sports players who play soccer, football and hockey.

Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disorder which often begins in the 40s and 50s. It affects almost all people to some degree by the age of 80. It is a chronic disorder linked with damage to the cartilage and surrounding tissues. Osteoarthritis is characterized by pain, stiffness and loss of function of joints cartilage.Primary osteoarthritis may affect only certain joints, such as knee, elbow, shoulder, hip, or at times even all joints. Osteoarthritis is classified as primary or idiopathic when the cause is not known. It is classified as secondary when the cause is another disease or condition, such

Burners and stingers are common injuries amongst athletes who play contact or collision sports. The injury is most likely to occur when a sports athlete falls and receives a powerful blow to the neck or the shoulder region. Such an injury could also occur with any accident that creates a sudden type of stretch between the cervical spine and shoulder.Because of the stinging or burning pain that spreads from the shoulder to the hand, this injury is named as the Burner / Stinger syndrome. The sensation goes like an electric shock down the arm. This syndrome is usually caused due