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  • Biomechanical Comparison of Elbow Stability Constructs

    Despite surgical stabilization of complex elbow trauma, additional fixation to maintain joint congruity and stability may be required. Multiple biomechanical constructs include static external fixator (SEF), hinged external fixator (HEF), Internal Joint Stabilizer (IJS), or a hinged elbow orthosis (HEO). Optimal adjunct fixation to surgical reduction is yet to be determined.

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  • Trigger finger: 7 home remedies

    Trigger finger is a condition in which a person’s finger locks or catches if they try to straighten or bend it. Depending on the condition’s severity, doctors will recommend either surgical treatments, medications, or some home remedies.

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  • Bicep Tendon Tear at the Elbow Joint

    The biceps muscle is the large muscle over the front of the arm that extends from the elbow to the shoulder joint. The biceps muscle is especially important both with bending the elbow, and also turning the forearm to have the palm facing upwards.

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  • Bent Finger Due to Mallet Finger or Fracture

    If your finger won't straighten out, you may have an injury known as a mallet finger or a mallet fracture. This type of injury often occurs when your finger gets jammed. This may impact the finger tendon, a flexible band of tissue that connects muscle to bone.

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  • How to Treat a Sprained or Dislocated Finger

    Finger sprains and dislocations are common hand injuries. A sprain happens when the tough tissue that supports a joint is stretched too far. This tissue, called a ligament, can be partially or completely torn.

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  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • California Orthopaedic Association
  • American Association for Hand Surgery
  • Orange County Medical Association