COMPLICATIONS OF GOUT (HYPERURICEMIA)

COMPLICATIONS OF GOUT (HYPERURICEMIA) Gout is the painful and acute onset of an inflammatory arthritis due to increased blood uric acid level. A) Acute comlications : Gout attacks most often come on at night and may wake you from your sleep. A lack of sleep can lead to a variety of issues includi...

WRIST & HAND

CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the popular name for a complex of signs and symptoms that results from compression of the median nerve as it passes through the wrist in a narrow, rigid tunnel which is surrounded by the bones of the wrist, filled with tendons, and covered wi...

What is spondylolysis?

What is spondylolysis? The most common X-ray identified cause of low back pain in adolescent athletes is a stress fracture in one of the bones (vertebrae) that make up the spinal column. Technically, this condition is called spondylolysis (spon-dee-low-lye-sis). It usually affects the fifth lumba...

ACL Injuries

The ACL prevents the shinbone from sliding forwards beneath the thighbone. The ACL can be injured in several ways: Changing direction rapidly Slowing down when running Landing from a jump Direct contact, such as in a football tackle How can one recognizing an ACL injury? If you injure your ACL, y...