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Doctor insights on: What Kind Of Joint Allows The Bones In Your Hand To Move

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If i make a fist, my ring finger joint to wrist across the palm hurts. Does anyone know what kind of injury i have?

If i make a fist, my ring finger joint to wrist across the palm hurts. Does anyone know what kind of injury i have?

Several things: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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Had a bone spur removed & joint fused in my hand a year ago and it still isn't pain free. Think it was a cmc joint. Is this normal to have pain still?

See Hand surgeon: Considering your age, I am surprised that a cmc joint was fused unless you have had significant trauma or have some form of severe arthropathy. For ongoing pain, though, it would be best to see a hand surgeon, repeat x-rays, diagnose the problem and if indicated get some hand therapy to improve functionality of the hand. ...Read more

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Lately I have been having pain in thr joints in my hands. Habe trouble gripping thingd. Also the bones in my feet hurt.

Lately I have been having pain in thr joints in my hands. Habe trouble gripping thingd. Also the bones in my feet hurt.

Bloodwork & Exam: Joint pain that is bilateral and symmetrical is generally a sign of a systemic problem. It could be something like rheumatoid arthritis or another auto- immune disease. Are you post menopausal. Have you had a bone density test ? ...Read more

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I have a daughter who is 17 months old.Today i notice a small outgrowth in her hand palm joint.Is this a bone spur?what can i do?

I have a daughter who is 17 months old.Today i notice a small outgrowth in her hand palm joint.Is this a bone spur?what can i do?

Doubt spur: this is hard to diagnose without an exam. but she is too young for a spur. if it is hot/red/tender then it could be an infection but if not it may be a small ganglion cyst. If it is tender and red see your doc. if not can observe for awhile. hope this helps! ...Read more

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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more