• How to Treat a Sprained Finger

    How to Treat a Sprained Finger

    A finger sprain is a common injury to the hand. It can be uncomfortable, but it should heal in no time after medical treatment. Sprains occur in any joint of the body, and among the most target spots are the fingers. They’re at higher risk of injury from falls and trauma, besides the thumb and … Read more

    How to Treat a Sprained Knee

    How to Treat a Sprained Knee

    How do I know if I sprained my knee? The knee is one of the largest and most complex joints in the human body. It connects the thigh bone (femur) to the shin bone (tibia), fibula (the outer side of the shin), and kneecap. It can extend fully and lock, allowing leg bones to bear … Read more

    How to Treat a Dislocated Thumb

    How to Treat a Dislocated Thumb

    Although not life-threatening, a dislocated thumb can be very painful and distressing. The sign is usually obvious, appearing crooked and swollen. If you have a thumb dislocation, seek prompt medical attention for treatment. But feel free to use this guide to determine the symptoms, causes and recovery in the meantime. Dislocated Thumb (Image Credit: Wikimedia … Read more

    Explaining What Smith’s Fracture Is

    Explaining What Smith's Fracture Is

    Wrist pain may vary, but if you see an unusual deformity on your wrist, it could be a sign of Smith’s fracture. In anatomy, the radius bone links the hand to the elbow. It’s one of the outer bones that make up the forearm – the other being the ulna – when viewed with the … Read more

    How to Treat Hyperlordosis

    A person living a sedentary lifestyle may develop lumbar hyperlordosis. The human spine is made of 33 bones stacked one on top of the other, forming an S-shape when viewed from the side. It’s the part of your body that gives you support, flexibility, and proper mobility. Although naturally curved, excessive curvature can result in … Read more

    How to Treat a Sprained Thumb

    Don’t mistake a thumb sprain for a broken thumb. Observe your hands. With the rest of the digits, thumbs play a crucial role. Besides a pinch in the nose, the thumb provides resistance to the fingers and palm during grip.  Being next to the index finger, you can signal an OK gesture or a thumbs … Read more

    How to Treat Sesamoiditis

    How long have you been feeling a sharp pain under your foot, specifically in the ball near your toes? Bones usually are connected to one another but with one exception — sesamoids. Instead, they’re attached to tendons and within muscles. When increased pressure on these bones occurs, a pain manifests itself. And that nuisance is … Read more