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de Quervain’s Tenosynovitis: A vicious cycle of activity, inflammation, pain

Are you a mum or grandmother whose been picking up your new baby over and over and now seem to have a very painful thumb and wrist? Or perhaps you’ve had a fall onto your wrist and the area just doesn’t seem to be settling? It could be that you’ve developed de Quervain’s tenosynovitis, an …

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Wash Your Hands

Wash your hands!

With coronavirus (aka COVID-19) now declared a pandemic, there’s even more focus on hand-washing as health services everywhere continue to stress the importance of this simple task to stop the spread of infection. “Hand washing is the single best thing you can do for hygiene and to stop transmission of infections,” says Dr Mackay. That …

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