Our hands essentially allow us to accomplish many tasks such as holding, writing, and many more. It is an extension of our forelimb that is flexible and functional. The internal of the hands include bones. ligaments, vessels, tendons, tissues, joints, nerves and etc.
The ability to use our hands, therefore, depends on all internals working in a coordinated way, to allow the motor skill to carry out a specific motion toward accomplishing the task we wanted to do.
Disease or injury to any part of our hands, wrists and arms can severely limit the functional aspect of our hands. We might be hampered by a lack of strength to hold on to objects or the mobility of the hands might decrease due to swelling in the joint area. And sometimes problems can occur in the nerves or muscles that severely affect our comfort and well-being.
If surgery is required, the surgeon may perform the operation to address:
- Carpal Tunnel
- Trigger Finger
- Nerve repair
- Tendon repair
- Fractures of the hand, wrist and arms
- Sports injury
- Tennis and golf elbow
- Arthritis in the finger, hands, and wrist
- Benign tumour removal