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Trigger Finger

  • Also known as stenosing tenosynovitis
  • Characterized by catching, snapping or locking of the involved finger, associated with finger joint pains and dysfunction of the finger.
  • Stenosing of the tendon sheath/pulley system which surrounding the flexor tendon, most commonly at the level of the first annular (A1) pulley, results in difficulty flexing or extending the finger.
  • The word of trigger finger is used in such a degenerative condition on fingers because when the finger unlocks, it pops back suddenly, as if releasing a trigger on a gun.

 

Fronzen Shoulder

  • Also known as adhesive capsulitis
  • Shoulder capsule, the connective tissue surrounding the shoulder’s glenohumeral joint  becomes inflamed and stiff, hence causes greatly shoulder stiffness and causing chronic shoulder joint pains.

 

Rotator Cuffs Syndrome/ Tear

  • Rotator cuff tear is a tear of one or more of the four rotator cuff muscles’ tendons.
  • Usual symptoms is shoulder joint pains and stiffness of shoulder joints
  • Function of rotator cuff mainly is to stabilize the shoulder joint.
  • Rotator cuff injury can caused by any type of damage to the rotator cuff muscles or tendons.
  • Rotator cuff tears is one of the most common cause of shoulder disorder.
  • The tendons of the rotator cuff are more frequently involved compared to muscles
  • Supraspinatus is involved most frequently, as because it passes below the acromion.
  • Rotator cuff tear usually occurs at the point of tendon insertion onto the greater tubercle of humeral head.

De Quervain Tenosynovitis

  • Is a condition of tenosynovitis of the tendon sheath that surrounds two tendons that control the extension movement of the thumb.
  • Usually found as wrist joint pains at the outer base to thumb

Tennis Elbow

  • Also known as lateral epicondylitis
  • A condition characterized by the joint pains of outer part of the elbow.
  • Most common during middle age especially in men.

Prepatellar Bursitis/ Housemaid’s Knees

  • It is characterized by swelling at the knee, most of the time presented as front knee joint pains.
  • Knee joint pains can be tender to the touch but which does not restrict the knee’s movement.
  • Common cause is usually due to trauma which can either be acute or chronic.
  • Prepatellar bursitis commonly occurs among individuals who did frequent kneeling.

 

Knee Osteoarthritis

  • Also known as degenerative arthritis.
  • Characterized by mechanical degradation of joints, articular cartilage and subchondral bone.
  • Common symptoms are joint pains, stiffness and joint swelling.
  • Various causes e.g. hereditary, developmental, metabolic and mechanical.

Treatment of degenerative joint pains and tenosynovitis problems:

  1. Platelet rich plasma-PRP injection to the joint pains area
  2. Hyaluronic acid injection to the joint pains area
  3. Stem cell therapy- Adipocyte Derived Stem Cell therapy
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