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What is Trigger Finger?

Listed in medical texts in 1850, the trigger finger has been around a long time. Many people believe the name comes from the Old West or someone who has fast reflexes, but really the condition is named for the popping sound your finger makes. People have been working hard with their hands from farming and

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What Injuries Can You Get From Falling?

Slip and fall accidents can happen to anyone. You could be shopping in the store or walking across your office just as you have done hundreds of times before, and anything from a spill to a loose floorboard could change your life in an instant. How common are slip and fall injuries? According to the

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How to Treat Dupuytren’s Contracture in the Early Stages

Have you ever imagined yourself in a situation where the only thing your hand feels is pain? The layers of skin and tissue in your hand grows tighter and tighter with each week, a finger or two is bent out of proportion, and at the moment, all you know is unbearable discomfort.  This condition is

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Coronavirus Protocol: Visiting Your Doctor’s Office

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to change the cultural and commercial landscape of the world, the needs of regular patients have remained the same. Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus, fear and uncertainty have become a part of everyday life. There is so much that is still not known about this illness that it

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What Preparations You Should Take Before Undergoing Liposuction

Liposuction is a cosmetic surgical procedure that aims to remove stubborn fat pockets in the regions that are otherwise resistant to traditional fat-burning techniques like diet and exercise. However, you should know that the process is no cakewalk, and you should prepare for the same beforehand. So, what preparations do you need to take to

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Can Doctors Cause Cerebral Palsy?

Doctors can cause cerebral palsy (CP) by making mistakes shortly before, during, and after a baby’s birth. When a doctor fails to diagnose or treat a condition or uses too much force, it can cause brain damage that leads to cerebral palsy. This can also be caused by mismanaging the second stage of labor or

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Challenges of Blended Families and Ways to Resolve Them

These days, family life has been changing. Couples find it easier saying yes to cohabitation, marriage, divorce, and remarriage. The result is the rise in the number of blended families. Blended families refer to the type of modern-day family in which two families combine, creating a new single unit. Having a stepparent, stepsiblings, or half-siblings

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Ejaculation Problems And Fertility – Is There A Reason To Worry?

Infertility is a bane that plagues millions of people across the globe. It can bring a great deal of emotional suffering for couples, while many of them have to bear social stigma as well. The reasons for infertility vary from couple to couple- it may be attributed to male or female issues or combined infertility,

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First Aid For A Dog Bite: Steps To Take To Prevent Infection

Dogs are often referred t as our best friends, and while the vast majority showcase exceptional loyalty, there are a select few that do not. When considering the potential severity of dog bite injuries, learning first aid steps and being able to treat injuries immediately after the attack can essentially prevent devastating outcomes. While treating

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