Trigger finger Trigger finger is a condition that affects the tendons in the hand. When the affected finger or thumb is bent towards the palm, the tendon gets stuck and the finger clicks or locks. It's also known as stenosing tenosynovitis or stenosing tenovaginosis.
Traction Traction is the use of weights, ropes and pulleys to apply force to tissues surrounding a broken bone. It's sometimes used to keep a broken leg in the correct position during the early stages of healing, or to ease the pain of a fracture while a person is waiting for surgery.
Tendonitis and other tendon injuries Tendons are strong bands or cords of tissue that attach muscle to bone. They help move the bones and joints when muscles contract. The main types of tendon injury are: tendonitis – inflammation of a tendon