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  • Adult Forearm FracturesAdult Forearm Fractures

    The forearm is made up of 2 bones, namely, the radius and ulna.

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  • Arthritis of the Hand and WristArthritis of the Hand and Wrist

    Arthritis is an inflammatory condition of the joints. There are several types of arthritis and the most common type is osteoarthritis or wear-and-tear arthritis. Arthritis affects various joints in the body and the arthritis in the hand affects the joint at the base of the thumb.

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  • Arthritis of the ThumbArthritis of the Thumb

    Arthritis is an inflammatory condition of the joints. There are several types of arthritis. The most common type is osteoarthritis or wear-and-tear arthritis that affects the joint at the base of the thumb.

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  • Bennett's FractureBennett's Fracture

    Bennet’s fracture is a break at the base of the first metacarpal bone (thumb bone) that meets the wrist at the first carpometacarpal (CMC) joint.

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  • Boutonniere DeformityBoutonniere Deformity

    Tendons in your fingers connect the finger bones to finger muscles and help bend and straighten the finger at the joint when the muscles contract.

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  • Carpal InstabilityCarpal Instability

    Carpal instability is the loss of alignment of the carpal bones and/or radioulnar joint. The wrist is a complex joint that connects the forearm to the hand and allows it to move. It consists of 8 small bones called carpals that articulate with two long bones of the forearm (radius and ulna).

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  • Carpal Tunnel SyndromeCarpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common, painful, progressive condition that is caused by compression of the median nerve at the wrist area.

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  • Distal Biceps AvulsionDistal Biceps Avulsion

    The biceps muscle, located in the front of the upper arm, allows you to bend the elbow and rotate the arm. Biceps tendons attach the biceps muscle to the bones in the shoulder and in the elbow.

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  • Distal Intersection SyndromeDistal Intersection Syndrome

    Distal intersection syndrome also referred to as tenosynovitis of the radial wrist extensors is characterized by the radial wrist and forearm pain.

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  • Distal Radioulnar Joint (DRUJ) ArthritisDistal Radioulnar Joint (DRUJ) Arthritis

    Distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) arthritis is an inflammatory condition characterized by gradual wearing away of the cartilaginous surface of the radioulnar joint resulting in significant pain, swelling, stiffness, and interference in the functioning of the wrist and/or arm.

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  • De Quervain's TendinosisDe Quervain's Tendinosis

    Inflammation and swelling of the tendon sheaths put pressure on the adjacent nerves and leads to pain and numbness in the thumb side of the wrist.

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  • Dupuytren's ContractureDupuytren's Contracture

    Dupuytren’s contracture is a hand condition where thickening of the underlying fibrous tissues of the palm causes the fingers to bend inward.

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  • Finger DislocationFinger Dislocation

    Finger dislocation is a condition in which the bone of your finger has moved away from its normal position.

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  • Fingertip InjuriesFingertip Injury

    A fingertip injury is a wound or damage caused to the most distal portion of the finger.

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  • Finger SprainFinger Sprain

    Injuries that involve tearing or stretching of the ligaments of your fingers are termed as sprains. Sprains in the fingers are most often caused from a fall when you extend your arms to reduce the impact of the fall, or from overuse or repetitive activity of the thumb such as with texting.

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  • Finger Joint Dislocation and Volar Plate InjuryFinger Joint Dislocation and Volar Plate Injury

    Finger dislocation is a condition where the bones of your finger have moved away from its normal anatomical position.

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  • Flexor Tendon InjuriesFlexor Tendon Injuries

    Deep cuts on the under surface of the wrist, hand or fingers can cut and injure the tendon, and make it unable to bend one or more joints in a finger. When a tendon gets cut, the cut ends gets pulled away from each other like a rubber band.

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  • Fractures of the Hand and FingersHand Injuries

    A fracture is a break in the bone, which occurs when force greater than the bearable limit is applied against a bone.

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  • Gamekeeper's ThumbGamekeeper’s Thumb

    Gamekeeper's thumb, also known as skier's thumb, is a tear of the ulnar collateral ligament, a band of tissue that supports the joint at the base of the thumb.

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  • Ganglion CystGanglion Cyst

    Ganglion cysts are swellings that most commonly develop along the tendons or joints of wrists or hands.

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  • Hand InfectionsHand Infections

    The hand becomes infected more frequently as it is one of the most commonly injured parts of our body.

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  • Hand PainHand Pain

    Hand pain is characterized by distress in the joints and tissues of the hand or fingers.

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  • Hand TraumaHand Trauma

    The hand is one of the most flexible and useful parts of our body. Because of overuse in various activities, the hands are more prone to injuries, such as sprains and strains, fractures and dislocations, lacerations and amputations while operating machinery, bracing against a fall and during sports.

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  • Hand TumorsHand Tumors

    Any abnormal lump or bump on the hand is considered a hand tumor. Hand tumors can occur on the skin as a mole or a wart, underneath the skin soft tissue or on the bone. Most hand tumors are benign (non-cancerous); however, they can also rarely be malignant (cancerous).

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  • Kienbock's DiseaseKienbock's disease

    Kienbock's disease is a condition in which the lunate, one of the small bones of the wrist loses its blood supply leading to death of the bone. This results in pain, stiffness, and degenerative changes in the wrist joint.

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  • Mallet FingerMallet Finger

    A mallet finger is a condition where the end of the finger is bent and does not straighten.

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  • Malunion of a FractureMalunion of a Fracture

    Malunion of a fracture is a condition where the fractured ends of a bone heal in a misaligned position resulting in bone deformity. Malunions may occur in any bone fractures in the body often due to trauma.

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  • Metacarpophalangeal Joint ArthritisMetacarpophalangeal (MCP) Joint Arthritis

    The bones of the hand are called metacarpals and the bones of the fingers are called phalanges.

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  • Scaphoid FactureScaphoid Facture

    Scaphoid fracture occurs due to a fall on an outstretched hand with complete weight falling on the palm. This fracture usually occurs during motor accidents or sports activities.

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  • Thumb FractureThumb Fracture

    A break or a crack in the bones of the thumb is known as a thumb fracture. Fractures may occur anywhere on the thumb, but a fracture at the base of the thumb, near the wrist, is considered the most serious.

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  • Trigger FingerTrigger Finger

    Inflammation in the tenosynovium leads to a condition called trigger finger, also known as stenosing tenosynovitis or flexor tendonitis, where one of the fingers or thumb of the hand is caught in a bent position.

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  • Triscaphoid Joint ArthritisTriscaphoid Joint Arthritis

    Arthritis is an inflammatory condition of one or more joints in your body.

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  • Upper Limb (Arm) Artery DiseaseUpper Limb (Arm) Artery Disease

    Upper limb (arm) artery disease is a condition where an artery between the chest and the hand is blocked and does not supply blood to the arms. The narrowing or blockage of the artery may be caused due to atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries due to plaque build-up).

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  • Ulnar Carpal ImpactionUlnar Carpal Impaction

    The wrist is a complex joint made up of 8 carpal bones aligned in two rows, with four bones present in each row.

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  • Work Related Hand InjuriesWork-Related Hand Injurieswork-injuries

    The hand is one of the most flexible and useful parts of our body that assist us in most workplace activities. Hand injuries can range from minor cuts or burns to severe injuries.

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  • Wrist FractureWrist Fracture

    The wrist is comprised of two bones in the forearm, the radius and ulna, and eight tiny carpal bones in the palm. The bones meet to form multiple large and small joints. A wrist fracture refers to a break in one or more of these bones.

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  • Wrist Injurieswrist injuries

    The wrist is a commonly injured joint in the body. Problems include sprains and strains as well as fractures that can occur with lifting and carrying heavy objects, while operating machinery, bracing against a fall, or from sports-related injuries.

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  • Wrist Ligament Tear and InstabilityWrist Ligament Tear and Instability

    A ligament is a strong, flexible band of fibrous tissue. The wrist has many ligaments that help to keep the wrist bones in proper position providing stability to the joint.

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  • Wrist PainWrist Pain

    Wrist pain is defined as any ache or discomfort in the wrist. The wrist is comprised of two bones in the forearm, the radius and ulna, and eight tiny carpal bones in the palm. The bones meet to form multiple large and small joints. A trauma or injury to one or more of these bones results in wrist pain.

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  • Wrist SprainWrist Sprains

    Injuries caused due to stretching or tearing of the ligaments in the wrist are called wrist sprains. Sprains can range from mild to severe, based on the extent of injury to the ligament.

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