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Learn More About Flexor Tendon Injury Causes

Learn More About Flexor Tendon Injury Causes

Flexor tendon injuries are a painful thing to experience and to live through after you’ve recovered from it. After all, not only are our hands an important part of our daily living but these tendons are part of our bodies. And if a stubbed toe is painful, […]

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Proximal Humerus Fractures: A Recap

Proximal Humerus Fractures: A Recap

When it comes to breaks and fractures, we tend to think of these as worst case scenario situations that are pretty unlikely. The truth is, however, that the various breaks and fractures we all cringe at the thought of are much easier to run into than you […]

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Sheath Dilation Procedures

Sheath Dilation Procedures

The Flexor tendon and synovial sheaths are very important to the tendons they hold, keeping tendons suspended, giving way for blood vessels and ensuring functional range of motion in the hand. The purpose of these sheaths is to reduce friction between tendons and whatever structures lay outside […]

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What Is Eight Strand Cruciate Flexor Tendon Repair?

What Is Eight Strand Cruciate Flexor Tendon Repair?

Cruciate flexor tendon repair has been a major field of research for orthopedic procedure study for many years. This is due to the fact that techniques for better tendon gliding configurations have been slow to develop. However, a new technique known as eight strand cruciate flexor tendon […]

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What Are the Main Zone II Complications?

What Are the Main Zone II Complications?

Despite rehabilitation tactics used to optimize the healing of tendons, there are many secondary Zone II complications that prevent full recovery. Decreased range of motion and increased stiffness due to tendon adhesion result fairly commonly. Developing the correct tactics to maintain the integrity of the repaired tendon […]

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Your Flexor Sheath, Tendon and You

Your Flexor Sheath, Tendon and You

Our hands are, arguably, the most important tool we own. While our organs keep our body operational and our eyes, ears, and mouth help us perceive the world around us, our hands give us access to everything. They’re how we interact with objects, from cars to computers and […]

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A Look At Jersey Finger Injuries

A Look At Jersey Finger Injuries

Tendon injuries are a fairly common side effect of various sports. Athletes put their bodies under different kinds of unpredictable stresses, with games like football and tennis carrying different risks. And there’s nothing that shows you how much your life depends on your tendons more than seriously […]

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More On The Forearm Fracture

More On The Forearm Fracture

To say a forearm fracture is “no fun” would be underselling it. The bruising, swelling, grinding and lacerations that can come with an injury of this type can be debilitating if not properly treated. And forearm fractures are actually far more common than you might expect, whether […]

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The Osteoporotic Fracture: A Profile

The Osteoporotic Fracture: A Profile

An osteoporotic fracture is one of the more common negative results of the onset of osteoporosis. It makes sense, considering osteoporosis is a weakening of the bones due to deterioration or low bone mass. As bone after bone becomes weaker, heavy impacts can be much more damaging. Of course, […]

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Sheath Dilation: A Problem With A Specific Solution

Sheath Dilation: A Problem With A Specific Solution

The ability to use our hands is central to how we interact with the world around us. We use them not only to pick up and interact with the objects in the world around us, but to express ourselves, protect ourselves, and to eat. They are our gateway […]

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