Postoperative Problems - Prevention
Tips to help prevent problems after surgery.
Postoperative Problems - Home Treatment
If you have had surgery, follow the instructions given to you by your surgeon. If the instructions from your surgeon are not clear or do not cover your particular problem, contact your surgeon.
Pinched (Compressed) Nerve
WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of a pinched nerve, also known as a compressed nerve.
WebMD explains compartment syndrome, a potentially life threatening condition in which pressure builds up in the legs, abdomen or arms, damaging tissue.
WebMD explains the various causes of a burning sensation in your feet, including diagnosis and treatments.
WebMD explains various types of foot pain, including causes, diagnosis, and treatments.
WebMD explains hip impingement, what causes it, how it feels, and what can be done to treat it.
Preventing Finger, Hand, and Wrist Problems - Topic Overview
The following tips may prevent finger,hand,and wrist injuries: Do exercises that strengthen your hand and arm muscles. Stop,change,or take a break from activities that cause your symptoms. Reduce the speed and force of repetitive movements in activities such as hammering,typing,knitting,quilting,sweeping,raking,racquet sports,or rowing. Change positions when holding objects,such as ...
Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome - Topic Overview
Ulnar tunnel syndrome is caused by pressure on the ulnar nerve at the wrist. This nerve is found on the pinkie-finger side of the wrist. Overuse or repetitive use of the hands or wrist may cause swelling or thickening of the tissues close to the ulnar nerve. Swelling from a ganglion can also affect the ulnar nerve. Bicycle riders may develop ulnar tunnel syndrome from holding on to the ...
Osteochondritis Dissecans of a Joint - Topic Overview
Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) is a condition in which a piece of bone or cartilage (or both) inside a joint loses blood supply and dies. OCD may be caused by injury or overuse from an activity that repeatedly jams one bone end against another. OCD may not cause any symptoms,or symptoms may begin suddenly,develop gradually,or come and go. The condition may be discovered by accident if an ...