"Pillar pain” is a frequent symptom following carpal tunnel release. The pain is located at the base of the hand in the heel of the palm. The muscles at the thumb base (thenar eminence) and the muscles at the base of the small finger (hypothenar eminence) are the usual areas of tenderness.
Woodworking is a skill that requires precision and patience. Strong, functional hands are crucial to woodworking and it is important to protect them from potentially dangerous tools and accidents. Knowing the basic anatomy of the human hand and becoming familiar with symptoms for common conditions can be helpful when it comes to protecting yourself from injury during woodworking.
Fractures of the wrist and hand bones, or sprains with ligament injuries of the wrist are frequent traumas, which are easy to incur by falling while performing simple, everyday activities or while doing sports.
Elbow hemiarthroplasty for acute distal humeral fractures and their sequelae: medium and long term follow-up of 41 cases
The earliest distal humeral hemiarthroplasty (EHA) implants, which date back to the late 1940s, were performed in patients with severe elbow joint injuries as an alternative to arthrodesis. After some clinical reports and case studies with a short follow-up, published in the 1990s, a new “anatomically convertible” EHA model was introduced in 2005 and became a common surgical option to treat complex elbow fractures and their sequelae.