Stiff fingers can be cumbersome, and arthritis or minor injuries are common causes. In some cases, health issues involving the bones, connective tissues, or muscles in the hand are responsible.
Golf carts aren't just for golfing anymore: They also abound in retirement communities, on farms, and at sporting and other events. But the downside of that newfound popularity may be that an increasing number of children and adolescents are injured from the carts each year, a new study suggests.
Pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (PJRA) is a form of arthritis that affects children and adolescents. The pauciarticular in PJRA means that it involves fewer than five joints.
Continuous passive motion after arthroscopic elbow contracture release may provide faster and better rehabilitation compared with physical therapy, according to results presented here.