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Osteoporosis in Women

Osteoporosis is a metabolic disease of the bone which leads to a reduction in the bone density. The density of the affected bones become lower and the bones become more fragile, and are therefore more likely to break, resulting in fractures.
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An overview of Low Back Pain when sitting or standing

Low back pain is a common ailment in Hong Kong. Medical studies show that around 80% of adults experience low back pain at least once in their lifetime. However, certain groups of individuals, such as those who exert a lot of force on the low back and tho
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Ganglion cysts: Lumps on Your Wrist or Hand

Ganglion cyst is a fluid-filled swelling that usually develops over the back of the hand or wrist. It can appear as a firm cyst swelling or as a tense, solid-feeling hard mass.
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Carpal tunnel syndrome: it may explain why you experience hand numbness

Carpal tunnel syndrome happens because of pressure on your median nerve, so it is also called median nerve compression. It is a condition that causes pain, numbness, tingling and weakness in the hand and the symptoms tend to be worse at night.
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Using smartphone too much could give rise to “trigger finger”

Trigger finger is also known as stenosing tenosynovitis and usually occurs when the patient repeatedly injures or overuses a tendon. The inflammation narrows the space within the sheath that surrounds the tendon in the affected finger. As a result, the pa
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