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Wrist Anatomy and Examination

Basics

Description Bones: The wrist is composed of 8 carpal bones in 2 rows (proximal and distal); from radial to ulnar: Proximal row: Scaphoid (or navicular) Lunate Triquetrum Pisiform Distal row: Trapezium Trapezoid Capitate Hamate Tunnels: The wrist has 6 dorsal and 2 volar (or palmar) compartments (or tunnels) that transport tendons to the hand. […]

Tips and Guidance to Prepare for your Surgery

UNDERGOING AN ORTHOPEDIC SURGICAL PROCEDURE

The range of treatments performed by an orthopaedic surgeon may cover anything from traction to hand reconstruction, spinal fusion or joint replacement. They are involved in the treatment of broken bones, ligamental strains and sprains, as well as joint dislocations. Some specific procedures include arthroplasty, arthroscopic surgery, bone grafting, fasciotomy, […]