Dr. Kevin Yip

Dr Kevin Yip
Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBBS(UK), FRCS(EDIN), FAM(SING), FHKCOS(ORTHO)

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FUNCTIONAL EXAMINATION OF THE WRIST

Introduction/general remarks

Examination of the wrist should include all structures that can be responsible for pain felt in the region called ‘wrist’ by the patient.This comprises the distal radioulnar joint, the wrist joint, the trapezium-first metacarpal joint and also the tendons that control the wrist, thumb and fingers and the intrinsic muscles of the hand.

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