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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a very common, painful disorder affecting the hand and wrist. It occurs when the median nerve (that travels through the wrist and base of the palm) gets squeezed/compressed under a band of tissue called a ligament (the transverse carpal ligament). This causes irritation of the nerve, resulting in pain and other symptoms along the course of the nerve.
Skiing is one of the most popular sports in Winter and is loved by many around the world. Be it at an advanced or beginner level, you will still be bound to injuries if you are not careful.
Many hand injuries and fractures occur when skiers use their hand to break a fall or when they over strain their thumb while gripping the ski pole. Improper or faulty ski gear may also harm the safety of skiers.
Read about potential golf injuries that could happen whether you are a professional or amateur golfer.
Hand Rejuvenation and effective treatments for reversing the signs of aging in the Hands, are discussed by Singapore Hand Surgeon, Dr Jonathan Y. Lee, in the January 2012 issue of This Quarterly magazine.
Learn the benefits of Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release procedure and how it can reduce recovery time and treat the Carpal Tunnel Syndrome effectively.
Singapore Hand Surgeon, Dr. Jonathan Y. Lee, is featured in the April 2012 issue of This Quarterly Magazine, and shares his insights on Numbness of the Hands and Fingers. Dr. Lee discusses diagnostic approaches and emphasises the importance of early diagnosis and treatment to optimise recovery.
Dr. Jonathan Y. Lee and colleagues published a paper on a novel method for the treatment of difficult phalangeal (finger bones) avulsion fractures, in the prestigious Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American edition).
A new approach to treat tendon injuries is by platelet rich plasma injection. Here, Dr. Lee discuss the different questions and concern on the treatments that would help you understand the procedure more.
Tennis elbow or golfer elbow is an injury in the elbow joint. In this article, Dr. Lee discussed the symptom, diagnostic and treatments.