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What Kind Of Joint Allows The Bones In Your Hand To Move
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 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
See details: There are literally over 2 dozen joints that function to move the hands and wrists. ...Read more
My bones or joints squeak when i move my elbow or move my wrist. There is also a creaking sound when i sit or bend my knees. What should I do?
Is it possible to break the tip of my big toe bone? Three days ago i sat on a chair without balance and caught it under my big toe. It is bruised under where the nail starts to grow. I can barely move the joint and it hurts to walk on it. My whole toe is
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer