• flexor digitorum profun
  • The flexor digitorum profundus tendon was disrupted in the index finger and I was concerned that if this was not repaired that it might provide further impairment in the patient's ability to grip due to retraction of the flexor digitorum profundus into the palm. (aapc.com)
  • ulnar
  • The ulnar nerve supplies the FCU, the ulnar two FDP tendons (to the little and ring fingers), and the intrinsic muscles of the hand (except for the radial two lumbrical muscles, the opponens pollicis, and the abductor pollicis brevis). (medscape.com)
  • Both magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasonography (US) are capable of not only visualizing the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) directly but also classifying the tears into surgical and nonsurgical injuries (see the images below). (medscape.com)
  • the Median and Ulnar nerves (Fig.3) run the length of the arm providing the electrical impulses which allow the fingers, wrist and hand to move. (ezywrap.com)
  • The tendon to the index finger is accompanied by the extensor indicis proprius, which lies on its ulnar side. (wikipedia.org)
  • joints
  • As with all the synovial joints in the body, the carpal, metacarpal and phalanges are covered with hyaline cartilage (Fig.2). (ezywrap.com)
  • These are situated between the two joints of the fingers. (healthline.com)
  • Some joints are more at risk of becoming dislocated again after an initial injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • After a dislocation, injured joints are usually held in place by a splint (for straight joints like fingers and toes) or a bandage (for complex joints like shoulders). (wikipedia.org)
  • As a general rule, the A1, A3, and A5 pulleys in the fingers are "joint pulleys" that originate from the volar plate on the volar aspect of the metacarpophalangeal, proximal interphalangeal, and distal interphalangeal joints, respectively. (wikipedia.org)
  • Flexor digitorum superficialis (flexor digitorum sublimis) is an extrinsic flexor muscle of the fingers at the proximal interphalangeal joints. (wikipedia.org)
  • occur
  • Growth plate injuries are twice as likely to occur in boys as in girls, due primarily to the fact that girls reach physical maturation approximately two years earlier than boys, coupled with the greater degree of participation of boys in physically riskier activities. (faqs.org)
  • Approximately 30% to 40% of all growth plate injuries in both sexes occur in the competitive sport environment. (faqs.org)
  • These injuries regularly occur as a result of both direct trauma as well as through overuse or repetitive strain being placed upon a bone, such as the throwing shoulder or elbow of a youth baseball pitcher. (faqs.org)
  • These injuries occur in children and adolescents. (arthroscopy.com)
  • These injuries also occur frequently in the lower bones of the leg: the tibia and fibula. (arthroscopy.com)
  • Although many growth plate injuries are caused by accidents that occur during play or athletic activity, growth plates are also susceptible to other types of injury, infection, and diseases that can alter their normal growth and development. (arthroscopy.com)
  • Although it is a common football injury, this injury can occur during other sports or activities as well. (wikipedia.org)
  • claws
  • The arms were among the largest of any bipedal dinosaur at 2.4 m (7.9 ft) long, with large, blunt claws on its three-fingered hands. (wikipedia.org)
  • The hands had four fingers: the first was short but strong and bore a large claw, the two following fingers were longer and slenderer with smaller claws, and the fourth was vestigial. (wikipedia.org)
  • growth plate injuries
  • Thus, growth plate injuries are, by definition, damage sustained by a child or an adolescent. (faqs.org)
  • Who gets growth plate injuries? (arthroscopy.com)
  • While growth plate injuries can be caused by an acute event, such as a fall or a blow to the body, they can also result from overuse. (arthroscopy.com)
  • For example, a gymnast who practices for hours on the uneven bars, a long-distance runner, or a baseball pitcher perfecting his curve ball can all have growth plate injuries. (arthroscopy.com)
  • In one large study of growth plate injuries in children, the majority resulted from a fall, usually while running or playing on furniture or playground equipment. (arthroscopy.com)
  • joint
  • A finger dislocation is a joint injury where the bones are no longer aligned normally. (directorthocare.com)
  • Traumatic arthritis develops after injury to a joint. (aofas.org)
  • It may be required if the finger cannot be straightened by pushing on it or the break has pulled off more than 30% of the joint surface. (wikipedia.org)
  • The force of this action hyperextends the tip of the finger at the DIP joint while the proximal portion of the finger is flexed. (wikipedia.org)
  • After the injury occurs, the torn FDP tendon may retract slightly, remaining in the finger near the PIP joint, or can retract more fully into the palm of the hand. (wikipedia.org)
  • A person who suffers a jersey finger injury in which the FDP tendon is completely ruptured cannot flex the affected digit at the DIP joint without assistance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Trying to reduce a joint without any training could substantially worsen the injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • after having crossed the joint, it spreads out into a broad aponeurosis, which covers the dorsal surface of the first phalanx and is reinforced, in this situation, by the tendons of the interossei and lumbricalis. (wikipedia.org)
  • acute
  • Whether an injury is acute or due to overuse, a child who has pain that persists or affects athletic performance or the ability to move or put pressure on a limb should be examined by a doctor. (arthroscopy.com)
  • hand
  • Now THAT'S a hand injury that requires some serious medical attention, unlike that post not long ago in which some high school kid got a little cut from some glass and had to be taken 80 miles to the hospital in a fucking ambulance. (bestgore.com)
  • Injuries to the flexor tendons of the hand are common. (medscape.com)
  • For patient education resources, see Hand Injuries and Finger Injuries . (medscape.com)
  • Key Words: bone healing, hand, fingers njury to the densely compacted structures of the hand often involves damage to multiple tissues. (scribd.com)
  • Hand therapy helps a patient regain maximum use of his or her hand after injury, surgery, or the onset of disease. (rainierpt.com)
  • arthritis
  • Injury from cold or frostbite can also damage the growth plate in children and result in short, stubby fingers or premature degenerative arthritis. (arthroscopy.com)
  • It is commonly caused by injury or inflammatory conditions like rheumatoid arthritis or sometimes familial (congenital, like Ehlers-Danlos syndrome). (wikipedia.org)
  • Inability
  • This injury presents a significant risk of permanently arresting development of the bone, due to the potential future inability of the growth plate to function. (faqs.org)
  • soft tissue
  • He reasons that body parts like hands and feet lacked enough soft tissue to be attractive to scavengers, so apparent injuries to sites like digits and metapodials were more likely to be injuries received in life than to be traces of post mortem feeding. (wikipedia.org)
  • congenital
  • Most pathologies preserved in theropod fossils are the remains of injuries, but infections and congenital deformities have also been documented. (wikipedia.org)
  • shoulder
  • In 2005, Pedrosa won 8 races and scored 14 podium finishes, despite a shoulder injury he sustained in a practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix. (wikipedia.org)
  • margins
  • and the two collateral, which are continued onward along the sides of the second phalanx, unite by their contiguous margins, and are inserted into the dorsal surface of the last phalanx. (wikipedia.org)
  • wrist and finger
  • Treatment will encompass a thorough examination, which could include diagnostic procedure(s) such as wrist and finger range of motion tests, fingertip sensitivity test, muscle weakness evaluation, and electrophysiological tests, EMG, an ultrasound, X-rays, and MRI in order to determine proper non-operative or operative treatment. (directorthocare.com)
  • long
  • 2. Amputation through the left long fingertip through the distal phalanx without evidence of injury to the flexor digitorum profundus. (aapc.com)
  • I then performed digital blocks of the index and long finger using a total of 16 mL of 1% plain lidocaine. (aapc.com)
  • A sterile dressing incorporating the index and long fingers were then applied. (aapc.com)
  • The metacarpus was long compared to the fingers. (wikipedia.org)
  • As they are extremely common in sports events, managing them correctly at the game at the time of injury, can reduce long term issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • common
  • A common injury that occurs in young athletes that is very similar to a damaged growth plate is the patellar tendon ailment known as Osgood-Sclatter disease (OSD). (faqs.org)
  • Pathologies have been seen on most theropod body parts, with the most common sites of preserved injury and disease being the ribs and tail vertebrae. (wikipedia.org)
  • A wrist sprain is a common injury for all sorts of athletes. (rainierpt.com)
  • It is relatively common for the Flexor digitorum superficialis to be missing from the little finger, bilaterally and unilaterally, which can cause problems when diagnosing a little finger injury. (wikipedia.org)