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Understanding Forearm Fractures: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

A forearm fracture is a break in one or both of the bones in the forearm. There are two bones in the forearm: the radius and the ulna. The ulna is located on the side of the little finger while the radius is located on the side of the thumb. Sometimes, either the radius or

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Understanding the Different Bones in Your Hand

What are the bones of the hand? The hand contains numerous bones which are essential to its function. The hands are also often injured, as they are frequently our first point of contact with the environment, and are not well protected by soft tissues. The bones of the hands include the metacarpal bones and the

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Why does the Side of my Wrist Hurt?

What are the common causes of thumb-sided wrist pain? There are many causes of thumb-side wrist pain, with the two most common ones being, How does DeQuervain’s tenosynovitis occur? The exact cause of DeQuervain’s tenosynovitis is not fully understood, however, repetitive trauma or overuse of the thumb/ wrist in daily activities has been linked to

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Sarah Taylor

Obstetrics & Gynaecology