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Scarring

Scarring is a natural part of the healing process, but the amount of scar tissue that develops is dependent on the severity and location of the injury. Some individuals are genetically predisposed to laying down thicker scar tissue. Thick, raised scars (called hypertrophic or keloid scars) can restrict movement and appear unsightly. Other problems created by scarring include: pain, hypersensitivity

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Dupuytren’s contracture

Dupuytren’s is a condition which affects mainly the hands and sometimes the feet. Tissue thickens under the skin in the palm of the hand and

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Cubital tunnel syndrome

Cubital tunnel syndrome is caused by pressure on the ulnar nerve as it goes through a tunnel on the inside of your elbow. The ulnar

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ECU tendinopathy

ECU tendonitis is the result of inflammation of the ECU tendon. This condition is most common in non-athletes, however ECU injuries frequently occur in tennis,

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Trigger thumb

Trigger thumb is a condition that causes the thumb to catch or lock after it has been bent. Download Information Sheet

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Trigger finger

Trigger finger is a condition that causes the finger to catch or lock after it has been bent. In your hand there are bands of

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Volar plate

The volar plate is a ligament on the inside of the joint in the middle of your finger (called the proximal inter-phalangeal or PIP joint).

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Swelling

Swelling is caused by fluid gathering in the tissues of a body part or area. It can happen all over the body (generalised), or in

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Joint Dislocation

What is It? Joint dislocation is an injury where a joint is forced out of normal position.  It is usually obvious if a finger has

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