Golfer’s elbow, known by medical professionals as medial epicondylitis, is a painful condition of the inner elbow. It is caused by tendinitis or inflammation of the tendons that connect your elbow to your forearm.
According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, numbness, tingling and pain in the hand, an electric shock-like feeling that affects the thumb, index and long finger, and pain that travels up the arm toward the shoulder are all symptoms ofcarpal tunnel syndrome.
Outpatient surgery has become increasingly popular over the last decade due to advances in minimally invasive surgical techniques, anesthesia methods, and better pain management protocols. Here are some of the advantages of having surgery in an outpatient surgery center:
Hip injuries from falls can be quite serious, especially when they result in hip fractures among the elderly. Many people that were living independently prior to a fall may become disabled and require assistance with routine activities. As fall prevention week is celebrated in September, here are some tips to prevent hip injuries from falls: