Dra. Anna Carreras Castañer
• More than 5 years of experience• Traumatology specialist in Traumaunit Service Teknon Medical Center (present) • Specialist in Traumatology and Rehabilitation Trauma Center and Navarro Cruz (today)• Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology in private practice, Girona (2015-present)• Member of the guards Microsurgery and Hand catastrophic Hospital Parc Tauli de Sabadell (2014-present)• Member of the Medical Services Montmelo circuit (2007-present)• Deputy Medical Director of the Rally Catalunya-Costa Dorada (2014)• Medical Director of Lands II Rally of Catalonia, Platja d'Aro (2012)• Member of the Emergency Department of Traumatology Hospital of Barcelona (2010-2012)• Specialist Surgery and Traumatology at the University Center Parc Tauli de Sabadell, Barcelona (2007-2012) ...
• Bachelor of Medicine from the University of Barcelona (2006)• Cursados 6 courses of Doctorate on the musculoskeletal system, osteosynthesis, microsurgery and traumatology Sports (2008-2009) • Master in microsurgical techniques approved by the College of Physicians of Barcelona (2010-2011)• formative stay in the Unit of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology Infantil Vall Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona (2010-2011)• formative stay in Unit Dr. Cavadas Reconstructive Surgery at the Hospital de Manises, Valencia (2011)• training period by AO International Scholarship Award at the Klinikum LMU Munich (2012)• Otropédica Specialist Surgery and Traumatology (2012) ...
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The carpal tunnel or channel is a connection zone on the anterior face of the wrist, crossed by many tendons. When this tunnel is reduced for any reas The carpal tunnel or channel is a connection zone on the anterior face of the wrist, crossed by many tendons. When this tunnel is reduced for any reason, the pressure inside and the median nerve (which runs from the forearm to the hand) it is also compressed. This causes what is known as carpal tunnel syndrome, peripheral neuropathy caused by performing repetitive hand and wrist movements. Patients with this disease suffer from pain in the wrist and forearm, feeling of numbness, cramps and tingling in the thumb and index fingers especially. This syndrome should be treated by surgery carpal tunnel to avoid the appearance of weakness and atrophy in some muscles of the hand and clumsiness in handling objects. The carpal tunnel surgery is to release the nerve and is performed both open or conventional manner, as by endoscopy. The pain after surgery disappears in a few days and the other symptoms are decreasing in the short term, depending on the severity of the injury. In addition, rehabilitation after carpal tunnel surgery is necessary, by performing specific exercises of hand movements or physiotherapy. ...
Diabetes is a disease characterized by a significant increase in blood glucose levels (hyperglycemia ), whose symptoms are usually fatigue, emaciation Diabetes is a disease characterized by a significant increase in blood glucose levels (hyperglycemia ), whose symptoms are usually fatigue, emaciation produced in a short time, excessive thirst and urination extreme ( even at night ). This pathology is caused by an alteration of the action of insulin, either because it does not exist or because the patient's pancreas no longer make it. This last case is what causes diabetes mellitus or insulin-dependent (type I diabetes), which appears in childhood. In the case of people with diabetes type I, substitute this lack of insulin treatment to be followed for life, proper diet that allows greater control of blood glucose levels throughout the day and about good habits of physical exercise. In contrast, type II diabetes is a consequence of hypertension, high cholesterol, obesity, among other causes. Requires more control over diet that is done and sometimes treatment with oral antidiabetic (pills ). Besides, during gestation can also see the unbalanced blood glucose levels, which causes the called gestational diabetes. ...
A hand fracture is a break in one or more of the bones of the hand (metacarpals and phalanges). The phalanges are the bones of the fingers, and t A hand fracture is a break in one or more of the bones of the hand (metacarpals and phalanges). The phalanges are the bones of the fingers, and the metacarpals form your knuckles and connect the hand to the wrist. The causes of a broken hand may be direct blows to the area, falls on the back of the hand or muscle stress. Symptoms of injury are pain in the hand, limb deformity, inability to move or bear weight difficulty, hand numbness, swelling ... Some hand fractures require the use of a splint or cast, and others need surgery. Generally, the patient can return to work or sports activities approximately six to eight weeks after the fracture. ...
Hand surgery includes various surgical to restore hand function without altering their aesthetic appeal procedures. It can be done for many reaso Hand surgery includes various surgical to restore hand function without altering their aesthetic appeal procedures. It can be done for many reasons, including injuries are included in the hand, rheumatic changes in the structures of the hand, congenital deformities (present at birth) and infections. These include carpal tunnel syndrome and Dupuytren's contracture. Therefore, depending on the cause of the problem, you can perform skin grafts, immobilization of a fractured bone, tendon repair, joint replacement, relocation, surgical drainage, fasciotomy and repair of nerves in the hand (ulnar, median and radial). Damage to these nerves can cause decreased ability to move the hand and sensitivity. ...
Microsurgery allows connecting the arteries, veins and nerves, return circulation and, therefore, the life of an amputated part. Revascularization is that reconstruction of the limb incompletely separated but accurate vascular repair. By replantation is achieved correct a condition that affects not only their functional ability but also psychological. ...
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that affects the joints and cartilage. Osteoarthritis causes an inability but it is difficult to cause disability. As cartilage progresses and disappear pain occurs, the bone reacts growing on the sides and causing a deformation. ...
Sports traumatology deals with the study and treatment of injuries sustained in sports. These can occur violently, overuse or defects training, technical deficiencies, misuse of clothing, lack of fitness, among other causes. It addresses a sports orthopedic lesions characteristic of certain sports for its predisposing factors and typical forms of presentation. The correct treatment in sports traumatology is based on the preparation of a history of each player that includes both family history and personal health, and history of injury or surgery and orthopedic aspects. These data must be added those obtained by conducting a review of admission that values sport postural aspects, skeletal muscle, joints, ligamentous, fitness, etc. and risk factors for the appearance of lesions depending on the sport. ...
Wrist arthroscopy is a minimally invasive technique through small incisions in the skin, which allows access and treat both joint and soft tissue joint injuries. This intervention can diagnose and treat pathologies difficult to define today. Include the development of arthroscopy of the trapeze-metacarpal joint, which can address at an early stage of this joint degeneration. Also, you can treat injuries of ligaments and meniscus of the wrist and fractures. After removing the points physiotherapy treatment, which can last from two to four weeks it is needed. You may require the use of a rigid wristband discontinuous during that period. ...
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