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Sprained finger

A sprained finger involves stretching or tearing of the ligaments that function in supporting the small joints of the fingers. Ligaments are strong bands of tissue that attaches the bones to each other. The ligaments of the fingers are prone to injuries especially when playing sports. Ligaments are strong fibers that attach the finger bones […]

Flatfeet

A flatfoot is also known as pes planus that develops when the tendons, ligaments and small bones found on the underside of the feet cannot support the body and collapse. A flat foot is normal in infants and toddlers, but sometimes the tissue found under the feet becomes firm with age and forms a shock […]

Thumb arthritis

When there is thumb joint pain it can result to arthritis which is also known as basal joint arthritis where there is pain and swelling of the affected area. If pain and swelling persists, there is change in the flexibility and strength of the thumb and difficulty performing regular activities at work or at home. […]