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  • Broken Forearm: Radius, Ulna, and Both Bone Fractures

    A forearm fracture occurs when there is a fracture of one or both of the bones of the forearm. The two bones of the forearm are the radius and the ulna. Both bones are important for proper motion of the elbow and wrist joints, and both bones serve as important attachments to muscles of the upper extremity.

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  • Bent Finger Due to Mallet Finger or Fracture

    If your finger won't straighten out, you may have an injury known as a mallet finger or a mallet fracture. This type of injury often occurs when your finger gets jammed. This may impact the finger tendon, a flexible band of tissue that connects muscle to bone.

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  • How to Treat a Sprained or Dislocated Finger

    Finger sprains and dislocations are common hand injuries. A sprain happens when the tough tissue that supports a joint is stretched too far. This tissue, called a ligament, can be partially or completely torn.

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  • Biomechanical Comparison of Elbow Stability Constructs

    Despite surgical stabilization of complex elbow trauma, additional fixation to maintain joint congruity and stability may be required. Multiple biomechanical constructs include static external fixator (SEF), hinged external fixator (HEF), Internal Joint Stabilizer (IJS), or a hinged elbow orthosis (HEO). Optimal adjunct fixation to surgical reduction is yet to be determined.

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  • ECU Tendon Problems and Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain

    The ECU tendon, or extensor carpi ulnaris, is one of the major wrist tendons. It is on the ulnar side of the wrist, the same side as the small finger. The tendon starts on the back of the forearm and crosses the wrist joint directly on the side.

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