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Wrist and Hand

The hand in the human body is made up of the wrist, palm, and fingers. The most flexiblepart of the human skeleton, the hand enables us to perform many of our daily activities.When our hand and wrist are not functioning properly, daily activities such as driving a car,bathing, and cooking can become impossible.

The hand’s complex anatomy consists of

  • 27 bones
  • 27 joints
  • 34 Muscles
  • Over 100 ligaments and tendons
  • Numerous Blood vessels, nerves,and soft tissue
Hand Anatomy
Conditions
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    Carpal 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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    Ganglion Cysts Ganglion cysts are swellings that most commonly develop along the tendons or joints of wrists or hands.
     
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    De Quervains Tenosynovitis De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis is a hand condition affecting a patients’ ability to move their thumb. It used to be referred to as washerwoman’s sprain or mother’s wrist…
     
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    Dupuytrens Contracture Dupuytren’s contracture is thickening of the fibrous tissue layer under the skin of palms, fingers, and hands which leads to curving of the finger.
     
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    Trigger Finger Trigger Finger, also known as stenosing tenosynovitis or flexor tendonitis, is a condition where one of the fingers or thumb of the hand is caught in a bent position.
     
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    Arthritis of Hand Arthritis is an inflammatory condition of joints. There are several types of arthritis and the most common type is osteoarthritis or wear-and-tear arthritis.
     
Surgical Procedures
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    Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery Wrist is also called as carpus, a complex joint comprised of bones and joints, ligaments and tendons, nerves, blood vessels, and muscles that hold the bones together.
     
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    Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery 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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    Wrist Joint Replacement Wrist Joint Replacement surgery, also called Total Wrist Arthroplasty, is used to treat the symptoms of arthritis
     
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    Finger Joint Fusion Joint fusion is a surgical procedure that involves removal of the damaged ends of the joint and fusing them together.