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What Happens To Fingers When The Tendons Are Broken
How many ligaments are in the finger? What if you keep spraining the same finger? Any permanent damage?
2 coll, palmar plate: 2 collateral ligaments, palmar plate and capsule. Every time there is an injury, you get permanent damage. It heals with scar. Except bone, it heals with bone. ...Read more
What happens if someone press on the pressure point in your hand between your finger and thumb can it do something to you if held to long and what could happen?
See details: It is nothing and due to bursting of tiny nitrogen and carbon dioxide bubbles in the joint. ...Read more
They contract/relax: If one is "flexing" the arm, the biceps contract and the triceps and deltoids relax, and when extending the arm the triceps and part of the deltoids contract, and the biceps relax. ...Read more
Pretty likely: The harder the object is that you punch, the more likely it is you will damage your hand. ...Read more
The extensor hood: Of a finger has tendon attachment that originate in the extrinsic ext system located outside the hand in the forearm and the intrinsic system located in the hand.There are attachments to the hood several bony sites in the phalanges. The balance between intrinsic and extrinsic muscles is a highly coordinated event, allowing one to use a hammer or operate under a microscope with the same muscles. ...Read more
See details: There are literally over 2 dozen joints that function to move the hands and wrists. ...Read more
My ankle 'cracks' a often when walking around what is the cause of this? (similar effect to when people crack their knuckles)
It's either: Gas expelling from the ankle joint capsule, or your peroneal tendons moving out of their groove in the region behind the ankle. ...Read more
What causes my knee to hurt when I twist it to the right. Like if you were crossing your leg on the other leg. Locking and unable to straighten?
Can't extend fingers: These are the tendons that you use when you uncurl your fist and straighten out your fingers. They sometimes rupture because of rheumatoid or other inflammatory arthritis, especially if there has been a lot of swelling in the wrist for a long time. This problem can be surgically repaired, but it is better to prevent the problem than repair it. See your doctor. ...Read more
Knuckles.: The knuckles are joints, not muscles.Get a more detailed answer ›
What would cause the joints in your fingers to "lock up". There is only a little pain but have to use the other hand to "pull up" the locked fingers.
What is the genetic abnormality that the fingers are flexible and they touch the wrist from the opposite called?
Hyperlaxity: Being able to bend your thumb backwards to touch your arm/wrist is a finding that suggests "more than normal mobility" for which the fancy term is "hyperlaxity." this is not always a "genetic disorder" and if does not come with any pain or other problems is generally considered on the spectrum of normal. However, if there are other symptoms then an evaluation is appropriate. ...Read more
When my finger gets cold, it starts to get swollen and itch around the joints. What can I do to solve this and what is the problem called.
What happens to your nerve in your neck when you you have neck compression? Are you supposed to have numbness in your hand ? Which fingers are involve
What kind of injury is it when the bottom of tricep to the elbow is hurting when I stretch my arm?
Likely tendinitis: The triceps muscles connects to the bony prominence of the elbow at the olecranon via the triceps tendon. Pain at the insertion site can be from the muscle, tendon, or bone. Overuse injuries commonly affect the tendon (tendinitis). Direct trauma or injury to the olecranon can also cause pain. The bony insertion site can develop a bruise, stress fracture, or actual fracture. X-rays can help here. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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