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    Mallet finger is a type of fracture which occurs in the distal joint of the finger and causes abnormal finger flexion at distal joint. There are two ways to treat mallet finger. One of them is treating by splint that is a thermoplastic splint, it can be custom or ready-made to keep the finger in hyper extension position and the patient must keep it for a while until the bone will have healed. The other method is treating by Kirschner wire (k- wire) this wire should be inserted inside the bone to correct the fracture and the wire will have removed when the bone has healed. This essay will discuss the benefits of these two ways. It will be argued that although there are two ways to treat mallet finger, k -wire has more benefits in terms of treatment period, risk of complications and the long-term results. There is a massive difference in the treatment…

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    Mallet Finger Injury

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    Mallet finger is when the farthest joint in a individuals finger has dropped down. The finger can usually be put into a straightened position if it is maneuvered by another person or by another hand (Cooper & Elsevier, 2007). Mallet finger will affect a client’s eating pattern because it would be hard for them to grasp the spoon. With this condition, the client will not be able to fully wrap their finger around an eating utensil or another object in general. Individuals may encounter Mallet…

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    Wrinkled Fingers Have you ever wondered why do humans get wrinkly fingers and toes when submerged in water by a period of time? According to the article “Wet Wrinkled Fingers Evolved for Better Grip” from The New York Times Magazine, wrinkled fingers are for a better grip for wet objects. Also, wrinkled fingers are considered an evolution. At first, it was thought that the wrinkles on the fingers were caused by osmosis (Changizi, 2011). However, recent studies have shown that without nerves, no…

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    Clover: A Short Story

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    back home were the best. Colors mixed perfectly in the golden rays of the sunlight. The rainbow in my tank was the complete opposite. It had a glare from my warm yellow tank light and the colors were all wrong. As for the house Jeff had given me, I’d say it’s okay. It was this little house positioned on a fake tree stump with fake leaves on the top. To the giants outside of my tank it looked perfect and real, but from my point of view it was wretched and fake. I snap out of my little day dream…

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    When conducting the experiment the distance that the testers fingers were apart before catching should’ve been consistent at approximately 8cm apart to ensure a fair test. Another way that we could’ve seen the difference in reaction time would’ve been to test the dominant hand as it would have allowed us to compare another set of results. Conclusion: To conclude, through this experiment we have proved that auditory stimulus is faster than visual stimulus. This is because overall the results…

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    It is in that way - forehead to forehead, hips aligned instinctively, heaving chests and groans of hunger and desire - that I crash and fall, everything I know up to that moment falling away from me while he races to his end just after me. He presses his face into her shoulder and crumbles as our bodies offer up shudder after shudder of release until all that remains is a quivering suspension of movement and then silence. I run my fingers through his damp curls, the smell of sweat mingling with…

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    A Hero's Journey

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    Her steps were slow and cautious. Her breaths were small and shallow, but her heart could be heard by anyone standing at least a few meters away. She had been waiting perpetually. Had been plotting, planning; and agonizing. She was already well aware of the consequence her actions would lead to, but after the event that had been weighing on her shoulders for years on end, the few seconds of relief that she would finally have after the deed was done would be all worth it. Her grip tightened…

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    Essential Tremor A tremor is trembling or shaking that you cannot control. Most tremors affect the hands or arms. Tremors can also affect the head, vocal cords, face, and other parts of the body. Essential tremor is a tremor without a known cause. CAUSES An essential tremor has no known cause. RISK FACTORS You may be at greater risk of essential tremor if: • You have a family member with essential tremor. • You are age 40 years or older. • You take certain medicines.…

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    Sabo: A Fictional Narrative

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    "Yeah, I want this too." ace gently took sabo’s fingers out lining himself up he let out a soft sigh pushing the head in sabo groaned tensing at the slight intrusion ace stop before pushing forward forward sabo wrapped his legs around aces hips pulling him forward starring into ace's warm brown eyes that lovingly looked down at him his cheeks heated up at ace's stare he shyly looked to the side intertwining his fingers with ace’s "Ace i love you" he felt a smile light up his face as tears…

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    When you bring the ball to a shooting position, you want to bring the ball up almost to your face. Your shooting hand should be placed underneath the ball and your non-dominant hand should be resting on the side of the ball. You should not be holding the ball with your non-dominant hand. Your dominant arm should make a 90 degree angle when holding the ball and your wrist should be at a 90 degree angle also. You should be holding the basketball with your fingers, not your palm. This is the first…

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