Dr Stuart Kennedy MD - Leading Orthopaedic Surgeon


Trigger Finger

A trigger finger is a common problem that causes pain and catching. It is a defect in a tendon causing a finger to jerk or snap straight when the hand is extended.

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Shoulder Impingement

Impingement is one of the most common causes of pain in the adult shoulder. It results from pressure on the rotator cuff from part of the shoulder blade (scapula) as the arm is lifted.

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Rupture of the Biceps Tendon

If you tear your biceps tendon, you may lose some strength in your arms and be unable to turn your arm from palm down to palm up. You may also notice a bulge in the upper arm (Pop-eye muscle).

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Rotator Cuff Tears

Rotator cuff tear is most common in people who are over the age of 40. It may occur in younger patients following acute trauma or repetitive overhead work or sports activity.

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Ganglions (Cysts) of the Wrist

Finding a lump on your hand or wrist can be a frightening experience. But most of the time, these are harmless ganglion cysts that will often disappear in time.

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Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) is a disorder characterized by pain and loss of motion or stiffness in the shoulder. It is more common in women between the ages of 40 years to 70 years old.

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Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren’s contracture is an abnormal thickening of tough tissue in the palm and that can cause the fingers to curl. It is more common in men than in woman and more common as we grow older.

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DeQuervain’s Tendinitis

De Quervain’s Tendinitis is a condition brought on by irritation or swelling of the tendons found along the thumb side of the wrist.

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common source of hand numbness and pain. It is caused by increased pressure on a nerve entering the hand through the confined space of the carpal tunnel.

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Calcific Tendonitis

Calcific Tendonitis are deposits of calcium which form within the Rotator Cuff Tendons of the shoulder. Symptoms vary, some patients may experience very little pain whilst in others the pain may be quite severe.

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Arthritis of the Thumb

Arthritis is a condition that irritates or destroys a joint. Although there are several types of arthritis, the one that most often affects the joint at the base of the thumb is osteoarthritis.

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Arthritis of the Shoulder

The junction of the upper arm bone (humerus) with the shoulder blade (scapula) is called the glenohumeral joint. Both joints may be affected by arthritis.

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