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Ligaments are soft tissue structures that attach bones together, and in so doing support the join or joint between these bones. The term ligament sprain means that the ligament fibres are disrupted and is synonymous with ligament tear. In the … Continue reading

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This is an injury that affects the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) that sits between the ulna and radius in the wrist. Mechanism of Injury? This injury occurs when there is a high compression force placed through the joint. This is … Continue reading

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There are several tendons in the thumb. Two of these (abductor pollicus longus, and the extensor pollicus brevis) sit within a common sleeve (known as a tendon sheath). Overuse of these tendons will create an inflammation of the tendon sheath … Continue reading

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This is a condition of the median nerve, which becomes compressed or irritated within a space known as the “carpal tunnel” in the wrist. Pain and Symptoms It is characterised by burning wrist pain with numbness and parasthesia in the distribution of this nerve (thumb, … Continue reading

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