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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Usually: Usually an injury to the hand will result in lack of full extension or flexion in one of the fingers. In some cases where there is a laceration, th ... Read More
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Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
25 years experience Hand Surgery
Loss of function: If a tendon is cut or ruptures, it can no longer straighten or bend the joint it is crossing. So if you lose the ability to bend or straighten a joint ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below: Tendons are tubular soft tissue structured that connect muscles to bones. When muscles contract, they pull on tendons which transmit that force to th ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
25 years experience Hand Surgery
Depends: Which tendon is it? Most flexor tendons require surgical repair. For extensor tendons, if it is a laceration it should be repaired. If it is a rupture ... Read More
Dr. Daniel Mass
46 years experience Hand Surgery
Surgery: If a tendon has been completely cut it needs to be repaired in the operating room by a hand surgeon.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
A HAND tendon may: Require surgery, splinting or observation depending upon the location, the percentage of injury and the preconditions prior to the injury. However a p ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
51 years experience Rheumatology
Weeks to months: Weeks to months.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Variable depending o: the injury. Tendinitis is Rx'd different than a laceration, so more information is needed, B more specific about the injury & try again.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Unlikely: If this is the first time this has happenned prob. Nothing to worry about. If u have stiffness and pain in knuckle joints of hand more frequently, esp ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Wrist tendon injury: Check with your orthopedic hand surgeon. 85% & 3/10 pain is taking a chance in a collision/combat sport like rugby.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
X-ray: An X-ray is needed
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Suffer for a while: Then you will likely have a limp and calf muscle atrophy, with compensatory pain of knee and hip an low back.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
More info needed: Can you describe what you mean by acting strange.

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