You Are Here: Home » Musculoskeletal injuries

How to treat boxer’s fracture

A boxer’s fracture is a break on one or more of the bones that forms the knuckle called the metacarpals. Generally, this hand fracture is caused by an impact to the knuckles and a common metacarpal fracture. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYglC2Lz6MQ Symptoms of boxer’s fracture At first, there is pain or tenderness in the area Pain when moving the hand or fingers Snapping or popping sensations of the affe ...

Read more

Hand arthritis

Arthritis in the hands is the common type of arthritis. It is due to the breakdown of the cartilage that functions in supporting the structure of the bone. The hand and the wrist include small joints working together to make a movement. When the joints are affected by arthritis, regular activities become difficult. Inadequate treatment of this condition result to deformities of the affected area. https://ww ...

Read more

Taking care of a wrist ganglion

A ganglion cyst is an extra fluid from a joint or a tendon and usually found around the area of the hand and wrist. It can be symptoms of an irritation in the ligaments, tendon or joints. It looks like a water balloon or a stem that is filled with a clear fluid or gel. Women are more susceptible to develop ganglion cysts in the wrist than with men. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSMRK8ML8BU Causes Usually ...

Read more

Broken finger

A broken finger is a condition where one or more bones that make up a finger end up with damage from injury mostly due to force or trauma to the finger. Finger injuries are common and can happen in everyday activities at any time, a finger injury can vary in severity ranging from a simple bruise to multiple broken bones and dislocations in the finger. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5IWIZAAAY00 Finger injur ...

Read more

Chest injury

A chest injury occurs after the result of an accident or intentional penetration of a foreign object into the chest. Generally, a chest injury can also lead to chest wall injury which causes rib bruises or fractures and lung or heart contusions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBvfuaIXLkI A chest injury comes in different severity accompanied by different signs and symptoms. A minor chest injury is usually ...

Read more

Sacroiliac joint dysfunction

Sacroiliac joint dysfunction is a condition in which the joint becomes locked, and subluxated or dislocated partially. Generally, it can be due to excess movement or hypermobility and limited movement or hypomobility within the joint. It causes discomfort in the buttocks and lower back due to one or both of the joints is inflamed or becomes irritated and eventually becomes severe. https://www.youtube.com/wa ...

Read more

Treatment for ganglion cyst in the wrist

A ganglion cyst is the common lump or mass in the wrist. Generally, they are harmless and not cancerous. They can also form in other areas of the body, but they usually form at the back of the wrist. The cyst is filled with fluid, can just disappear, appear and changes in size. The cyst sometimes can result to pain and interferes with movements. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhmzuJUPtZo Ganglion cyst is u ...

Read more

Dealing with heel pain

Heel pain a common condition that usually affects the underside or the back area of the heel. It is caused by plantar fasciitis which is pain at the bottom of the heel or it can be caused by Achilles tendinitis which is pain at the back of the heel. Pain develops gradually and usually severe in the morning upon waking up. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9c9HyJZx8bQ Causes of heel pain Wearing flat foot wear ...

Read more

Dealing with shoulder knot

A shoulder knot develops due to repeated movements such as constant throwing of ball. They cause contractions of muscle fibers and becomes tightened. Muscle knots usually develop in the shoulder muscles of athletic and sedentary people. Muscle of the shoulder that is connected to the neck such as the trapezius muscle are also prone to become tightened and knotted from a position such as hunched forward in f ...

Read more

Treating rhomboid muscle pain

Rhomboid muscle pain is pain felt between the shoulder blade and spine in the upper back. It is caused by straining, stretching or tearing of the rhomboids. The rhomboid has two parts – the minor rhomboid muscle and the major rhomboid muscle. Sudden movements, repetitive strain injuries and injuries to the muscle causes stretching or tearing of the rhomboid muscle and result to stiffness and pain under the ...

Read more

© 2015 First Aid Courses

Scroll to top