Archive | November, 2015

Trigger finger

Trigger finger is also known as stenosing tenosynovitis which is a condition where one of the fingers gets stuck in a bent position. The finger can straighten with a snap similar to a trigger that is being pulled and released. [youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAIzUb4cl4M”] Trigger finger happens when inflammation causes narrowing of the space found within the […]

Rosacea

Rosacea is a chronic skin disorder with red inflamed patches of skin on the forehead, nose, chin, cheeks and the eyelids. It is a harmless condition unless it affects the eyelids. Rosacea usually affects the skin in the face, ears, neck, chest and scalp. There are four subtypes of rosacea – ¬†erythematolelangiectatic rosacea causes permanent […]

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