Upper and Lower Limb

Signs of DVT, Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis and PTS

CA blood clot is the body’s way of stopping bleeding and is ultimately a life-saving process. However, when a blood clot forms at the wrong place and at the wrong time, it can be dangerous and even deadly. Blood clots within an intact blood vessel reduces blood flow and can sometimes completely block an artery or >> Read More ...

Cold Legs – Causes of Lower Leg Coldness with Pain and Aches

Like all body parts, the surface of the legs can become cold under certain conditions. To prevent this we may cover the legs and feet, relocate towards a warm environment and move the legs to generate heat. The body may also reroute heat from the torso to the legs to help control its temperature. However, there are cases >> Read More ...

Lower Leg Pain (Painful Calf and Shin) Causes

The leg refers to the lower limb which includes the thigh, lower leg and foot with the knee and ankle joints being the major joints of the lower limb. Pain can affect the entire lower limb (leg) or be isolated to just one part of the leg, such as the lower leg. It is important to make this differentiation because there are >> Read More ...

Weak Legs (Loss of Strength in One or Both Legs) Causes

We are accustomed to the strength of our body parts and are able to assess how much of strain our legs can endure. For most of us, our legs are strong enough for us to stand upright, walk, run, cycle and so on for a period of time. Depending on the level of physical conditioning, some people have stronger legs than others. >> Read More ...

Thumb Pain (Painful First Finger) Causes and Other Symptoms

We often do not give our thumb much thought as an important digit. In the age of keyboards and touch screens, the thumb may not seem as useful but when afflicted with pain or restricted movement, we then appreciate the significance of this stubby first finger. Thumb pain may arise due for a different reasons and be >> Read More ...
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