The Smith’s fracture is a specific type of injury to the forearm bone (the radius) near the wrist joint. In this injury, there is displacement of the bone such that the wrist joint rests in front of its normal anatomic position.
Trigger finger, also known as stenosing tenosynovitis, is a condition in which your fingers or thumb get stuck as you bend them. When you try to straighten your finger or thumb again, it catches and is difficult at first, then “pops” or “snaps” straight rapidly – giving trigger finger its name.
Dupuytren's contracture is a condition that causes tightening of the palmar fascia—the thick connective tissue that lies above the tendons and below the skin of your palm.
If you have carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), then you may understand how the symptoms can affect your everyday work and recreational activities. The pain, tingling, and weakness in your hand or fingers may keep you from typing on your computer, writing, or holding items. And one of the most challenging characteristics of carpal tunnel syndrome: getting an accurate diagnosis.
Having stiff fingers can be troubling, as can any loss of mobility. Although arthritis is a key cause of finger stiffness, there are other factors to consider. A doctor will want to thoroughly explore what is causing the issue before recommending treatment.