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In looking at the anatomy of the hand it appears to me that the flexor digit minimi brevis muscle or tendon (not sure) stands above the surface of my right palm. No pain just a hard long grizzle like. what is going on, is it serious and do I need to be concern. Thanks

Hi Thanks for the query. From the complaints you had described it should be tendon of the muscle in and around the palm. It could be also Trigger finger or tenosynovitis (inflammation of the tendon). Nothing to worry much, a local ointment and consultation from local orthopaedician could be useful. ...

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My son is 4.5 Y old and suffreing from Mild cerebral Palcy,he is not able to touch his right limb hill to ground as he is having contraction in acfiilles tendon,so is it possible to cure it by operating and muscle lenthening? Will these surgery limit other leg movement in future to him.

Sorry to hear about your son's CP. This is called gasto-soleus contracture. This is part of a spectrum of locomotive conditions associated with cerebral palsy. Whether he will require gasto-soleus release or tendo-achilles lengthening, is based on clinical assessment when I see the child. The condition is completely curable. Success rate is high. Hope this helps. Thanks ...

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Sir am suffering from shoulder ligament injury,taken MRI reports,result came as full tendon thickness tear,Any one suggest me what to do,is go to surgery or any alternative

A full thickness ligament tear of the shoulder usually means that it will be difficult to lift your arm. This can lead to muscle wasting and stiffness of the joint. If you are an active person you need repair of the ligament by arthroscopy (key-hole surgery) where, by minute incisions are used to repair the ligaments without much complications. Hope that helps. For more, look at this link in our clinic website http://**url**/treatment/rotator-cuff-tears/ Regards, Dr Saseendar, Consultant Arthro ...

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Sir am suffering from shoulder ligament injury,taken MRI reports,result came as full tendon thickness tear,Any one suggest me what to do,is go to surgery or any alternative

Dear, The best treatment for the above problem in an young adult with active demands in life is to undergo Arthroscopic surgery (key hole surgery) of shoulder to repair the ligament. After Arthroscopic repair and physiotherapy rehabilitation, you will be back to normal life. ...

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Hi this is jayeeta.i HV torn flexed tendon in left hand ring finger and right hand upper palm which is effecting my right hand little finger.i HV got surgery for both,a month ago.i h already did 10 days physical therapy now i HV swelling numbness and both fingers are very stiff i can't bend or make a fist or lift the finger.is is possible to get back movement and mk a fist.if yes..then how?and should i HV to continue physiotherapy?

Hello madam, you are not able to make afist or move your fingers because of gradual stiffness that has developed over time due to less movement at that joints. I suggest that since it's been a month of your operation, you should continue physiotherapy to regain motion or else your joints will become more stiff allowing limited motion. You can start with PWB(Parrafin Wax Bath ) Therapy for loosening the stiffness or immerse your hand and wrist in hot water (normal bearable temperature) for 10-15 ...

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