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TFCC Tear Physiotherapy Toronto

TFCC Tear

TFCC Tear TFCC refers to the triangular fibrocartilage complex which sits in the wrist on the side of the small finger. Its purpose is to cushion and support the carpal bones of the wrist and stabilize the radius and ulna as the forearm rotates and as the hand grasps. The complex is made up of the triangular fibrocartilage disc, and …

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De Quervain's Tenosynovitis Physiotherapy Toronto

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

De Quervains Tenosynovitis De Quervains tenosynovitis is the inflammation of the tendons on the thumb side of the wrist. The condition is quite painful, especially during movements that involve rotating the wrist or making a fist or gripping items. It is technically considered an entrapment syndrome of the first dorsal compartment at the wrist that affects the tendons of the …

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Subacromial Bursitis Physiotherapy Toronto

Subacromial Bursitis

Subacromial Bursitis Everybody has several bursas in the shoulder.  A bursa appearance resembles that of a flat grape, and provides a cushion between our tendons and bones. The subacromial bursa helps the motion of the supraspinatus tendon of the rotator cuff of your shoulder in activities such as overhead work. Subacromial bursitis (also called shoulder bursitis) is a common cause of …

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