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10 November 2016
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Avulsion fracture

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An avulsion fracture occurs once a tendon or ligament attached to bone partly detaches and tugs a bone fragment with it. These fractures typically […]


10 November 2016
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Humerus fracture: Is splinting required?

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A humerus fracture can be caused by trauma such as falls, vehicular accidents or gunshot wounds. The humerus is an elongated bone positioned in […]


5 November 2016
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Fingertip injuries

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Fingertip injuries are considered as common hand injuries that can occur in both children and adults. What are the possible causes? Fingertip injuries have […]


5 November 2016
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Cubital tunnel syndrome

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Cubital tunnel syndrome involves pressure or stretching of the ulnar nerve that results to tingling or numbness in the ring and small fingers, weakness […]


4 November 2016
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Elbow osteoarthritis

4 November 2016, Comments: 0

Elbow osteoarthritis develops once the cartilage surface of the elbow is damaged or wears out. This can occur due to an earlier injury such […]