Hand and Wrist
 
The wrist is composed of eight bones. These eight bones attach the bones in the forearm (ulna and radius) and the bones in the hand (metacarpals). A wrist fracture is a break in either of the forearm bones or one of the eight wrist bones....[Read More]
Wrist pain can result from injuries, repetitive overuse, and long-term conditions....[Read More]
TFCC injuries can result from an acute fall onto an outstretched and turned out wrist or from a wrist being twisted while supporting weight. ...[Read More]
"Skier's thumb" or an ulnar collateral ligament sprain is a stretch or tearing of the ulnar collateral ligament....[Read More]
A “jersey finger” occurs when the tendon responsible for flexing the tip of the finger is torn....[Read More]
Intersection syndrome is an overuse injury similar to De Quervain’s tenosynovitis and is characterized by irritation and swelling of the back side or radial side (the side of the wrist by the thumb) of the wrist and forearm....[Read More]
Frostbite is an injury that can occur after prolonged exposure to below freezing temperatures (< 0° C or 32° F)....[Read More]
De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is an overuse injury characterized by thickening and swelling of the tendons that run from the base of the thumb into the wrist and forearm....[Read More]
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is caused by repetitive pressure on the wrist and/or injury to the wrist, as with a wrist fracture....[Read More]
A “boxer’s fracture” is a break (fracture) in one of the metacarpal bones of the hand....[Read More]
 
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