Back pain can really be a cause of concern for some people. Back surgery is a potential option to treat the condition but only after other options have been exhausted. Leading Orthopaedic surgeon Mr Andrew Fitzgerald explains the possible ways to help back pain and whether spinal surgery is necessary.
Dupuytren’s disease or Dupuytren’s contracture is sometimes called the ‘Viking disease’ because it is most commonly found in countries which were invaded by the Vikings. It is a common disease affecting the hands, which usually presents itself in middle age or later in life and is more common in men than women. Mr James Nicholl walks us through this condition and how it can be treated.
Carpal tunnel syndrome affects the median nerve in the wrist and hand, causing stiffness, reduced hand movement and discomfort. It is fairly common in adults and can be treated, either at home, or medically, depending on the severity. However, in some circumstances, diagnosis will show that what is suspected to be carpal tunnel syndrome, turns out to be another condition. Miss Tanaya Sarkhel, an experienced orthopaedic surgeon, discusses treatment options for hand nerve irritation.
Many things can cause pain around the foot and ankle. One common problem responsible for pain in the heel and the sole of the foot is inflammation of the thick band of fibrous tissue on the bottom of the foot – the plantar fascia. Expert orthopaedic surgeon Mr Rohit Madhav explains plantar fasciitis.
Many injuries can befall the knee. Hoffa’s syndrome is one potentially painful issue that involves the pad of fatty tissue under the knee cap. Innovative trauma and orthopaedic surgeon Mr Arjuna Imbuldeniya is here to explain.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a constellation of symptoms experienced when an important nerve, the median nerve, becomes pinched or squashed as it passes into the hand from the arm. Miss Tanaya Sarkhel, a leading orthopaedic surgeon of the Surrey Orthopaedic Clinic, explains the mechanics behind carpal tunnel syndrome.
Trigger finger is an awkward condition where the digit gets stuck in a bent position and it is difficult to straighten. As time goes on, the condition only gets worse, unless you get treatment. How do doctors deal with this condition? Leading orthopaedic surgeon Mr James Nicholl is here to provide answers on trigger finger treatment.
CAM impingement is a long-term hip problem that can happen to young people who play sports at a high level. Unfortunately it is not very well known, and even fewer people understand the link between CAM impingement and early onset arthritis. In this article expert orthopaedic surgeon Mr Rishi Chana shines a light on the issue and explains why more education is necessary.
Why would your finger get stuck in a bent position? Trigger finger (and trigger thumb) is a real condition affecting the tendons in the hand, which can lead to a rapid decline in the ability to grip and perform basic tasks. Expert orthopaedic surgeon Mr James Nicholl is here to explain.