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Raynaud's Disease

Raynaud’s Disease

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QUESTION: A 25-year-old woman goes on holidays to the snow and notices her fingers go numb and change colour. What is this? What should she do? What Is It? Raynaud’s Disease: Pronounced ‘ray-nose’ A condition caused by the sympathetic nervous system which causes narrowing of arteries in the extremities (e.g….

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Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

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There are two main types of of arthritis: Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Here is a look at the difference between the two and the treatments avaliable. What Is Arthritis? Arthritis occurs in joints where there is degradation of the surrounding tissues and to the cartilage surface (smooth slippery covering at…

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Hand Therapy Awareness Week 2017

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It’s Hand Therapy Awareness Week! Here is a helpful rundown of what hand therapy is, what your hand therapist can do for you & where you can find us in Sydney. What Is Hand Therapy? Hand therapy is the art and science of the rehabilitation of the upper limb – this…

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Kienbock’s Disease

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Kienbock’s disease is a rare condition which affects the lunate bone in the wrist. Here’s a look at the signs and symptoms, causes and treatment from your hand therapist. Kienbock’s disease is a rare condition which affects the lunate bone in the wrist. This bone is important for movement and…

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ulnar neuropathy

Ulnar Neuropathy

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Ulnar neuropathy is the inflammation or compression of the ulnar nerve. Here’s a look at the causes, symptoms and treatment. Ulnar neuropathy – also known as cubital tunnel syndrome or ulnar neuritis – is the inflammation or compression of the ulnar nerve which can cause symptoms such as pins and needles, numbness…

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