De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

De Quervain's Tenosynovitis De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is a debilitating condition characterised by pain on the thumb-side of the wrist. It is named after the Swiss surgeon Fritz de Quervain who first described the disease in 1895. The underlying cause is inflammation of the tunnel that surrounds two tendons that help control movement of the thumb. … Continue reading De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

Collagenase: an alternative minimally invasive treatment for Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren's Contracture Dupuytren's contracture is a disease which causes the formation of rope-like cords in the palms and fingers of your hand. As these cords tighten, your fingers will bend towards your palm, until eventually you cannot straighten them. Unfortunately there is no cure for Dupuytren's contracture, but there are a number of effective treatment … Continue reading Collagenase: an alternative minimally invasive treatment for Dupuytren’s Contracture