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Our goal is to provide a compassionate professional environment to make your experience comfortable. Our staff is friendly, knowledgable and very helpful in addressing your health and fin......more
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Max Healthcare Hospital is known for housing experienced Orthopedists. Dr. Vikas Gupta, a well-reputed Orthopedist, practices in Gurgaon. Visit this medical health centre for Orthopedists recommended by 66 patients.

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There are few techniques used in shoulder surgery. Its important to understand the same in detail...

There are few techniques used in shoulder surgery. Its important to understand the same in detail for our understanding and knowledge.

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Hello!<br/><br/>I am Dr. Vikas Gupta from Hand2Shoulder Clinic. Today we will be talking about el...

Hello! I am Dr. Vikas Gupta from Hand2Shoulder Clinic. Today we will be talking about elbow stiffness.

How do we define elbow stiffness? Elbow stiffness is the loss of elbow movement or restriction in elbow movement. There are many causes of elbow stiffness. Common ones are prolonged immobilization, any injury to the elbow joint , arthritis or new bone formation around the joint.

How do we treat elbow stiffness? It can be treated in many ways. First one is Arthroscopy. Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure in which we make keyholes around the joint and insert a camera through one of the holes and instruments through another and we take care of all the adhesion and tissues which are preventing movements.

Once we have removed these tissues , we can mobilize the joint and after the surgery , again physiotherapy is done to regain the movements and maintain the movements. The second kind of treatment in which Arthroscopy cannot be done or if there is a new bone formation or if there are any scar tissues around the joint or there is a pre-implant from the previous surgery then we have to do open surgery or we call it Arthrolysis. In Arthrolysis we open the joint, remove all the scar tissues, implants and new bone formation around the joint which is blocking the movement. Once we have removed all the things which are blocking the movement we regain the movements and which is maintained again by physiotherapy. For some weeks physiotherapy is done so that we can initiate the movements and patient can have movements for lifelong.

If these two procedures are not working or the joint is destroyed completely like in the Arthritis in which the whole of the joint are destroyed or the articulate surfaces are gone. The articulate surface is a smooth lining of the joint on which the bone moves, the joint moves. If that is gone then we don't have any other option but to do a joint replacement. In joint replacement, we use the artificial component metal and plastic inside the body and regain the joint movements and if these movements are good then the patient can lead a normal lifestyle after joint replacement. So today we have talked about elbow stiffness. But again I will repeat that physiotherapy is the most important component of treatment of elbow stiffness.

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Hello! <br/><br/>I am Dr. Vikas Gupta from Hand2Shoulder Clinic. Today we will be talking about e...

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I am Dr. Vikas Gupta from Hand2Shoulder Clinic. Today we will be talking about elbow problems. One of the most common problems of elbow is stiffness. By stiffness, we mean that there is a decreased movement. There could be many causes for the stiffness- it could be after injury, could be after arthritis or it could be just simple swelling which resulted in immobilization and stiffness. So each of the causes can be treated differently. Commonly simple stiffness can be treated by physiotherapy. Good amount of physiotherapy and exercises can relieve most of the patients. But some of the patients who cannot become better by physiotherapy would require surgery.

There are many types of surgery we do. One is Arthroscopy which is a minimally invasive surgery or we can say keyhole surgery in which we use the camera and few instruments, make few holes around the joint and go inside the joint, locate the things which are causing the stiffness and remove them. Sometimes what happens is stiffness is very severe and their causes are newborn formation or there is an extra bone which is formed around the joint which cannot be tackled by arthroscopy or minimal invasive surgery.

In such cases, we do open surgery or we called arthrolysis of the elbow. In such cases, we have to open up the whole joint and remove all the causes of stiffness, all the particle which are causing the movement restriction are removed and we make the joint mobile which is followed by physiotherapy and movement is restored. But many time the joint is completely destroyed like Arthritis. In such cases, it is very difficult to restore movements in the normal joint. In such cases, we go for the replacement arthroplasty where we replace whole of the joint with artificial joint and start the movements after physiotherapy and we expect good movement after joint replacement.

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What Can We Expect from Nonoperative Treatment for Shoulder?

Hi, I am Vikas Gupta, Director and the head shoulder and hand division Max Hospital Saket. Today we would be talking about being free of shoulder problems. How do we tackle them when do we required surgery and what type of surgeries we require but before I say, I would like to stress upon one thing nearly 80% off the shoulder problems can be treated non operatively that is by physiotherapy and good medication. Patients can come back to normal without surgery but there are some problems where surgery is required. First of all, I will touch upon repeated shoulder dislocation which usually happens after the injury and rotator cuff injuries where there is a complete care in the rotator cuff. Rotator cuffs are the muscles which are moving on the shoulder joint. When these 2 conditions happened most of the time patients would require surgery and in these cases where do shoulder arthroscopic or arthroscopic surgery is on the shoulder. These are minimally invasive surgeries in which will pass the camera in to the joint through multiple keyholes we put the camera and instrument in to the joint and prepared the torn ligaments and the muscles and bring that shoulder on its normal anatomy, so that person can move his or her shoulder after surgery with good to have rehabilitation. In a shoulder arthroscopy, the advantages are the patient come back to the normal routine very fast as compared to the conventional surgeries. The stay in the hospital is usually same discharge the patient or next day discharge the patient. So where that point if were asked patient can expect to go home in most of the cases. Other condition in which we do surgery the shoulder arthritis with the effect of new prospective designs the shoulder replacement after arthritis has become very predictable. So after arthritis or any severe trauma in old age, shoulder replacement is being done very commonly being done. So in these cases we expect the good result after replacement in the last I will say in severe trauma we can fix the shoulder joint even in very soft bones because there are new plate designs which are there fix the fractures fragments very rigidly so that we can mobilize them early and expect the good results and I would like to conclude that with the effect of knowledge of biomechanics of shoulder joint. Our rehabilitation and physiotherapy after surgery have become so good that we can expect the near normal results after the shoulder surgery.

Thank You.

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Techniques In Shoulder Surgery

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, Hand Surgery Fellowship
Orthopedist, Delhi
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There are few techniques used in shoulder surgery. Its important to understand the same in detail for our understanding and knowledge.

5234 people found this helpful

Elbow Disorder: Why Does It Hurt?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, Hand Surgery Fellowship
Orthopedist, Delhi
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Hello!

I am Dr. Vikas Gupta from Hand2Shoulder Clinic. Today we will be talking about elbow problems. One of the most common problems of elbow is stiffness. By stiffness, we mean that there is a decreased movement. There could be many causes for the stiffness- it could be after injury, could be after arthritis or it could be just simple swelling which resulted in immobilization and stiffness. So each of the causes can be treated differently. Commonly simple stiffness can be treated by physiotherapy. Good amount of physiotherapy and exercises can relieve most of the patients. But some of the patients who cannot become better by physiotherapy would require surgery.

There are many types of surgery we do. One is Arthroscopy which is a minimally invasive surgery or we can say keyhole surgery in which we use the camera and few instruments, make few holes around the joint and go inside the joint, locate the things which are causing the stiffness and remove them. Sometimes what happens is stiffness is very severe and their causes are newborn formation or there is an extra bone which is formed around the joint which cannot be tackled by arthroscopy or minimal invasive surgery.

In such cases, we do open surgery or we called arthrolysis of the elbow. In such cases, we have to open up the whole joint and remove all the causes of stiffness, all the particle which are causing the movement restriction are removed and we make the joint mobile which is followed by physiotherapy and movement is restored. But many time the joint is completely destroyed like Arthritis. In such cases, it is very difficult to restore movements in the normal joint. In such cases, we go for the replacement arthroplasty where we replace whole of the joint with artificial joint and start the movements after physiotherapy and we expect good movement after joint replacement.

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Stiff Elbow: Causes That Put You At Risk

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, Hand Surgery Fellowship
Orthopedist, Delhi
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Hello! I am Dr. Vikas Gupta from Hand2Shoulder Clinic. Today we will be talking about elbow stiffness.

How do we define elbow stiffness? Elbow stiffness is the loss of elbow movement or restriction in elbow movement. There are many causes of elbow stiffness. Common ones are prolonged immobilization, any injury to the elbow joint , arthritis or new bone formation around the joint.

How do we treat elbow stiffness? It can be treated in many ways. First one is Arthroscopy. Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure in which we make keyholes around the joint and insert a camera through one of the holes and instruments through another and we take care of all the adhesion and tissues which are preventing movements.

Once we have removed these tissues , we can mobilize the joint and after the surgery , again physiotherapy is done to regain the movements and maintain the movements. The second kind of treatment in which Arthroscopy cannot be done or if there is a new bone formation or if there are any scar tissues around the joint or there is a pre-implant from the previous surgery then we have to do open surgery or we call it Arthrolysis. In Arthrolysis we open the joint, remove all the scar tissues, implants and new bone formation around the joint which is blocking the movement. Once we have removed all the things which are blocking the movement we regain the movements and which is maintained again by physiotherapy. For some weeks physiotherapy is done so that we can initiate the movements and patient can have movements for lifelong.

If these two procedures are not working or the joint is destroyed completely like in the Arthritis in which the whole of the joint are destroyed or the articulate surfaces are gone. The articulate surface is a smooth lining of the joint on which the bone moves, the joint moves. If that is gone then we don't have any other option but to do a joint replacement. In joint replacement, we use the artificial component metal and plastic inside the body and regain the joint movements and if these movements are good then the patient can lead a normal lifestyle after joint replacement. So today we have talked about elbow stiffness. But again I will repeat that physiotherapy is the most important component of treatment of elbow stiffness.

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Symptoms and Treatment of Hand Pain - An Insight!

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, Hand Surgery Fellowship
Orthopedist, Delhi
Symptoms and Treatment of Hand Pain - An Insight!

Hand pain is a problem that may stem from injury or disease which may affect any structure of the hand such as the bones, muscles, joints, tendons and blood vessels. It is one of the manifestations of joint inflammation and may be caused by repetitive motion injuries and carpal tunnel syndrome and can cause pain in the hand and wrist.

What are the symptoms of hand pain?
As mentioned earlier, hand pain may affect any part of the hand including wrist, middle knuckles of the fingers, fingertips and basilar joints connecting the thumb and wrist. If you have osteoarthritis, the cartilage in between the joints starts wearing down and leads to the collision of bones.

The symptoms of hand pain may include an ache which worsens when the affected hand is used. It may also lead to stiffness of the joints, difficulty in moving the fingers, swelling along with tenderness in the knuckles and wrist.

Heberden nodes may also be affected in some people suffering from hand pain. It is important to note here that a bone spur is a hardened area of the bone which attaches the bone to the joint. The spurs present in the hands are called Heberden nodes. It consists of hard, round and swollen areas which develop in the joint near the fingertips. This condition is permanent which makes the fingers appear misshapen. People who have arthritis of joints can also suffer from bony nodes known as Bouchard’s nodes.

Who are at a higher risk of having hand pain?
People with a family history of joint disorders are likely to have hand pain. It may also affect those who perform a job which demands an excessive use of hands such as manufacturing any product. The more one uses his or her hands, the more wear and tear take place on the joints and cartilage of the hands. Females are at a higher risk of developing hand pain stemming from arthritis.

How to treat hand pain?
There are many medicinal choices to treat hand arthritis. One may tackle hand arthritis with the help of pain relieving medicines, steroid injections and exercises. In case these treatments fail to offer some relief, surgery can be the most suitable way of treating this problem. Your doctor will be able to advise in this regard.

Some home treatments can help in reducing the pain as well as the disability of the hand. An easy and non-invasive method of treatment is to keep the hands as flexible as you can while improving the range of motion gradually. Your doctor may also recommend some muscle strengthening exercise that can support the structure of the hand. With regular practice, you will be able to perform your daily tasks with lesser discomfort.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Shoulder Pain - Know About Its Symptoms And Treatment!

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, Hand Surgery Fellowship
Orthopedist, Delhi
Shoulder Pain - Know About Its Symptoms And Treatment!

What is commonly referred to as shoulder, is a combination of different joints which involves various muscles and tendons which allow us to take part in a wide range of motion. Shoulder pain can be classified in a broad spectrum, and even though some people have shoulder pain only, others may experience the pain radiating towards the neck and upper arm.

What are the symptoms of shoulder pain?
The four rotator cuff tendons are the most commonly affected tendons in the shoulder. Besides causing shoulder pain, it may also lead to tendon tears, impingement, and instability.
Impingement occurs when the top portion of the shoulder blade exerts pressure on the soft tissues underneath. As you try to lift the arm, the acromion starts to rub or impinge on the rotator cuff tendons and leads to tendinitis and bursitis. With the passage of time, it may cause rotator cuff tear.

On the other hand, instability of shoulder takes place when the top portion of the upper arm bone is compelled out of the shoulder socket. It may occur from a sudden injury or excessive use. It can be partial or complete in which the entire ball is dislocated.

How can shoulder pain be diagnosed?
The first thing that your doctor may recommend is a plain X-ray since it can detect any narrowing of space in between two spinal bones, tumors, slipped disks, arthritis and similar diseases, narrowing of the spinal canal, instability of spinal column and most importantly, fractures. Other diagnostic tests include MRI, electrodiagnostic studies, and CT scanning.

MRI or magnetic resonance imaging is a non-invasive process which can reveal the neural elements along with the problems with ligaments and tendons. CT scanning is often used as an alternative to MRI. Electrodiagnostic studies, as well as nerve conduction velocity, are used for the diagnosis of neck and shoulder pain.

What are the treatments for shoulder pain?
The treatment of shoulder pain from soft tissue includes the use of anti-inflammatory medicines such as ibuprofen, naproxen, and ibuprofen. Sometimes, doctors also recommend pain relievers like acetaminophen. But the drugs must be administered depending on the source of the pain and antidepressants and muscle relaxers may also be used.

Local application of ice and heat therapy can help in relieving the shoulder pain. Besides, your doctor may also recommend resting the affected area and limiting activities concerning the shoulders. When these treatments are not able to give positive results, then you may need to take corticosteroid injections along with some exercises.

When the spinal cord or nerve roots are involved in causing shoulder pain, surgical procedures can be the last resort. Your doctor can be your best guide in determining which course can be the most suitable in the treatment of shoulder pain.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Wrist Pain - Knowing The Symptoms Is Necessary To Seek The Right Treatment!

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, Hand Surgery Fellowship
Orthopedist, Delhi
Wrist Pain - Knowing The Symptoms Is Necessary To Seek The Right Treatment!

The wrist plays a crucial role in some of the most basic movements ranging from typing to writing to eating. When you have a wrist pain, it may interfere with your day-to-day activities and cast a negative impact on the quality of your life. The wrist is not just any joint; it rather comprises of several small joints that act as a connecting point between the bones of forearm and hand. You may suffer from wrist pain due to sudden trauma or injury, and before choosing any treatment option, it is important to determine the causes of wrist pain.

What are the symptoms of wrist pain?
The symptoms of wrist pain may vary depending on what’s causing it. Some people may suffer from a pain that they describe to be achy or dull while others may have a sharp pain that radiates locally. In addition to pain in the wrist, other symptoms may also develop including bruising and swelling. A weakness of the hand with numbness and tingling sensation might also occur when the pain is stemming from carpal tunnel syndrome. Some of the common symptoms of wrist pain may include:

  1. Trouble in gripping objects- It may become difficult or uncomfortable to hold or grasp objects
  2. Stiffness may occur in the wrist as well as the fingers
  3. Clicking sound in moving the wrist which may become severe after rest for some time

These symptoms can range from mild to severe and may become worse with time. Also, the pain may occur while performing certain activities. As the condition worsens, the pain occurs even during rest. The feeling of numbness may be so strong that the affected individual will lose sensitivity to heat and cold and may lose gripping ability altogether.

What are the treatment options for wrist pain?
Treatments of wrist pain can vary to a great extent, and it is administered on the basis of type, location, and severity of the injury while age and overall health also play a role.

  1. Medicines: Pain relievers such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen, and others may be helpful in reducing wrist pain. You may also take stronger pain relievers if your doctor prescribes it.
  2. Therapy: Specific therapeutic treatments and workouts may be useful in alleviating wrist injuries and tendon problems. If your problem needs surgical interventions, your physical therapist can help with rehabilitation post-surgery. In case the bones have been broken, the pieces need to be aligned for facilitating proper healing.
  3. Surgical interventions: In some severe cases of wrist pain, surgery may be recommended. For instance, if you have severely broken bones or carpal tunnel syndrome or if your ligament or tendon requires repair, surgery may be the last resort.

Wrist pain is common and often occur due to sudden injuries. However, they also occur due to certain long-term ailments as well.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Wrist Pain - Know The Most Common Reasons!

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, Hand Surgery Fellowship
Orthopedist, Delhi
Wrist Pain - Know The Most Common Reasons!

We all experience minor medical issues like pain in the fingers, arms or wrists from time to time. Over exerting any part of the body and stress that area and lead to inflammation or tenderness. One of these most commonly used parts of the body are wrists. Any disease or injury involving the bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments may also lead to wrist pain.

The wrist is a complicated joint composed of eight small bony structures which are arranged in rows lying between the bones of the forearm and hand. Tough bands of ligament connecting the wrist bones to each other and the bones of hand and forearm may become damaged and cause wrist pain. Here are some of the most prevalent causes of wrist pain.

Injuries-
Sudden impact injuries often take place when a person falls forward on the outstretched hand. This may lead to strains, sprains, and even fractures. A scaphoid fracture involving a bone on the thumb side of the wrist may not be visible on X-rays right after the injury but cause immense pain.

Any activity involving repetitive motion of the wrist can inflame the tissues present in the joints and lead to stress fractures. This applies in particular when you perform any movement for long hours without any break. This disease is known as De Quervain’s disease and is a form of repetitive stress injury which leads to pain at the base of the thumb.

Diseases Affecting The Wrist-
Many diseases and complications may cause a problem in the wrist, and some of them include the following:

  1. Arthritis: An osteoarthritis is a common form of arthritis which takes place when the cartilage cushioning the ends of the bones damage over time. This type of arthritis occurs only in individuals who have injuries in the wrist. Another form of arthritis is rheumatoid arthritis where the immune system of the body attacks its tissues. If one wrist is affected, the other one gets affected as well.
  2. Kienbock’s disease: This type of disorder generally affects young adults and involves the collapse of one or more small bones in the wrist. It takes place when the blood supply to the bone is hampered.
  3. Ganglion cysts: It is a type of soft tissue cysts which typically affects the part of the cyst opposite to the palm. Smaller ganglion cysts tend to cause more pain than larger ones.
  4. Carpal tunnel syndrome: It develops when there is too much pressure on the median nerve since it passes through the carpal tunnel which is a passageway on the palm side of the wrist.

Wrist pain may affect an individual of any age regardless of whether he leads an active or sedentary lifestyle. But some people are more at risk than others. Wrist injuries are a common occurrence in sports like bowling, golf, gymnastics, and tennis. Repetitive work that involves the working of hand and wrist may also lead to wrist pain. Other conditions such as obesity, pregnancy, and diabetes may lead to wrist pain as well.
Hence, necessary precautions should be taken in such circumstances to prevent this issue.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Hand Pain and Its Causes - Know About It!

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, Hand Surgery Fellowship
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hand Pain and Its Causes - Know About It!

Hand pain is a common problem, and there is scarcely any individual who has not suffered from it. The advancement of medical science has progressed to such an extent that one cannot name an ailment which cannot be managed or treated. But for that, it is very crucial to determine the causes of the problem, and hand pain is no exception to this problem.

Different forms of arthritis along with its related conditions affecting the bones, muscles, and joints can lead to issues such as numbness, stiffness, pain, and inflammation in the wrist, fingers, and hand. Here are some of the most common disease-related cause that can pave the way for pain in wrists and hands.

  1. Carpal tunnel syndrome: This condition arises when the nerve running from the forearm into the hand called the median nerve becomes compressed in the carpal tunnel in the wrist. This nerve is in charge of supplying sense to the palm and thumb side. When it gets compressed, the affected individual may experience pain and weakness in the hand which radiates towards the upper arm.
  2. Osteoporosis: When the bones start losing mass, they become brittle and prone to breaking even in the slightest trauma. The wrist bones are the most susceptible ones when it comes to fracture arising from osteoporosis. This condition is more commonly seen among aged people who are also suffering from an inflammatory disease like rheumatoid arthritis, lack of physical activity and low-calcium diet.
  3. Scleroderma: It stands as an umbrella term depicting the abnormal growth of connective tissue that supports the skin and internal organs. There are different forms of scleroderma, and all of them lead to the hardening, tightening and thickening of the skin covering the fingers known as sclerodactyly.
  4. Ganglion cysts: These refer to the cysts which are formed next to the tendons or joints in the wrists and hands. The most common location of this problem is at the base of the fingers, joints that are positioned closest to the nail, palm side of the wrist and top of the wrist. It can occur among people of any age, and they tend to come and go without any apparent reason.
  5. Gout: This is one of the most common forms of arthritis which was believed to affect the big toe only in the past years. But in recent years, it is seen to affect hands and other joints in the body as well. If left untreated, it may lead to lumps of uric acid underneath the skin of hands.

Different types of arthritis: There are various forms of arthritis right from psoriatic arthritis to rheumatoid arthritis to juvenile arthritis to reactive arthritis that may cause pain in hand.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Elbow Pain - Know The Causes!

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, Hand Surgery Fellowship
Orthopedist, Delhi
Elbow Pain - Know The Causes!

Elbow pain is a common problem affecting people. The elbow gives your hand the necessary flexibility to perform a lot of important activities such as to pick up or throw things. An elbow pain, if severe can affect a lot of these activities. Thus, if the pain gets uncomfortable and persists for long, you should consult an Orthopedic at the earliest. Different factors can trigger the elbow pain in different people. Thus, to make the treatment effective, it is first important to find out the underlying cause of the pain.

The three major ligaments that hold the elbow bones together are:

  1. Ulnar-Collateral Ligament or the Medial Collateral Ligament.
  2. Lateral Collateral Ligament or the Radial Collateral Ligament.
  3. Annular Ligament.

Any injury, disorder or damage to the elbow bones, ligaments, cartilage or tendons can result in an elbow pain. Some of the common factors and medical conditions that can give rise to an elbow pain include:

  1. Tennis Elbow: Tennis Elbow became famous, all thanks to the batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, who suffered from this condition. Continued use of the arm in a particular motion can stress the tendons at the Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis (ECRB) muscle (located at the end of the elbow) which may suffer from tears. If left untreated, what started as a small tear will give rise to an inflammation affecting the full arm. The condition can be so painful that a person is unable to lift or hold anything.
  2. Injury to the Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL): The UCL is of the three major ligaments that hold the elbow bone in position, thereby controlling the joint movement. Increased and repetitive stress and pressure to the ULC, particularly children and adults who are into baseball (baseball pitchers) can result in ligament tear. Negligence will only worsen the injury with an excruciating elbow pain.
  3. Little League Elbow Syndrome: This syndrome is also found to be common among the young baseball players especially the pitchers. Little League Elbow Syndrome results from overuse of the elbow (while throwing the ball) which can cause inflammation of the Medial Epicondyle (the growth plate located at the end of the elbow). The Little Leaguer’s Elbow can leave the person with chronic elbow pain.
  4. Elbow Arthritis: Another condition that can trigger an elbow pain is the arthritis of the elbow. There may be inflammation in the elbow joint, resulting in pain, swelling, and stiffness. A person also experiences difficulties in moving the elbow, including straightening and bending it. An injury or inflammation of the biceps and the triceps (the muscles that cross the elbow), due to strenuous physical exercise or activities can also cause pain and discomfort in the elbow.
  5. Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: The Ulnar Nerve is present on the inner side of the elbow. Compression of this nerve resulting from leaning on the elbow over and over again can cause numbness and pain in the elbow, a condition known as Cubital Tunnel Syndrome.

In addition to these, an elbow pain can also be caused by a sprain, fracture, bone dislocation, and tenosynovitis (inflammation of the tendon sheath), to name a few.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Common Hand Pain - Know Its Causes and How to Find Relief!

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, Hand Surgery Fellowship
Orthopedist, Delhi
Common Hand Pain - Know Its Causes and How to Find Relief!

The hand is one of the most commonly used parts of our body and is susceptible to damage, wear and tear as well as injury. Pain in the hand can be attributed to numerous causes, including damage and other conditions that can affect the joints, cartilage, nerves and other parts of the hand.

Causes:

De Quervain's tendinitis: This is also known as de Quervain's tendinosis. It causes pain on the thumb side of the wrist. The pain may grow slowly or suddenly. It can also spread to every part of the thumb and up the lower arm. On the off chance that you have de Quervain's tendinitis, you may experience pain while performing the following actions:

  • Clenching The fist
  • Handling on or holding objects
  • Turning the wrist

Treatment for this includes the following:

  • Wearing a prop to rest the thumb and wrist
  • Calming drugs
  • Cortisone infusions

Carpal tunnel disorder: This is common amongst the well-known nerve issues. It can cause pain in the following parts of the hand:

  • Palm and a few fingers
  • Wrist
  • Lower arm

The treatment methods includes the following:

  • Resting the hand and wrist
  • Painkillers
  • Wrist support
  • Steroid infusions
  • Active recuperation
  • Breaks

Fracture: It's a crack or break in a bone that can cause immense pain in the hand. Other than this, the hand may also experience the following:

  • Stiffness
  • Swelling
  • Loss of proper motion and movement

The kind of treatment depends on the kind of fracture. Braces are usually used for small fractures. Sticks, wires, or plates might be used to treat severe fractures. Likewise, surgery may also be recommended to set the broken bone properly.

Arthritis: This is a disease causing joint inflammation and stiffness of the joints. It causes the joints to lose the ligament that permits them to move easily against each other. This tears the ligament, giving rise to crippling pain and swelling.

In the hand, the regions where this regularly happens are as follows:

  • Base of the thumb
  • Center joint of one or more fingers
  • End joint, which is nearest to the fingertip

The treatment depends on the seriousness of the injury and the following may be used:

  • Painkillers
  • Props for the fingers or wrist
  • Heat
  • Non-intrusive treatment

Trigger finger: Also known as stenosing tenosynovitis, this defect causes the fingers or the thumb to bend. It can be difficult, particularly when bowing or fixing the influenced finger or thumb.

Knobs may form on the influenced ligaments. Also, the sheath itself may thicken. In the long run, the ligament may get to be adhered when you attempt to fix a twisted finger or thumb.

Resting now and again while wearing a support may help resolve the issue. Over-the-counter torment pharmaceuticals can facilitate the agony. Corticosteroid infusions can mitigate side effects. Surgery might be recommended for extreme cases.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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