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    From work to play, a person’s hands and wrists are essential for participating in daily activities. Each person’s hands and wrists consist of ligaments, tendons, muscles, joints and variety of bones for maximum function. If an injury or disease occurs, the consequences may create limited range of motion and pain. During this time, surgery of the hand and wrist may be required to restore function. Finding a Hand and Wrist Doctor Finding a specialist in the field may take some time and research. An orthopedic specialist is the best option for surgery of the hand and wrist. • Use the Internet as a resource tool to find reviews of orthopedic specialists in the California area. • Ask the primary care physician to recommend an orthopedic specialist.…

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    Mallet Finger Injury

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    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 finger deformity by doing different types of firm contact with the fingers. A mallet finger injury may occur by a forced trauma to the fingertips when being curled in, or when they are…

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    Common Hand Disorder

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    and disorder of the Hand The Hand is used for just about everything in daily life. Everything from holding a pencil to driving requires the use of the carpals and metacarpals. Therefore it is understandable that injury to this area is very common. Breaks and diseases are prominent in this region. There are many different types of fractures that can happen as well as multiple diseases. When diagnosing fractures of the hand, the types of fractures must be known. There are seven type of…

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    The first thing I do when I meet a new person is shake their hand. There’s nothing special about that. However, when I meet a surgeon or a physician and shake their hand, I feel something different. The hands that I just touched have cured countless diseases. Those hands have saved countless lives. Those hands have changed the future of families. I want to have those hands. These are the same hands that I have used every single day of my life. They have done everything from hitting a serve on…

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    It was a new team, new season, and fresh off of an injury. I was looking great with all-star intentions. All-star is where the elite players play around summer time. And I was heading there trust me, but then again tragedy struck. One day at practice on a routine pop fly I did everything right but one thing. That was I had put my right hand in the wrong spot. Your throwing hand should go behind the glove that way you don’t injure yourself. But for some reason I decided to put hand along the palm…

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    Today was my first day at my internship at Vermont Sports Medicine. I observed Deb. I saw many different patients who had all had different types of personalities, and many different type of injuries. It was interesting to me to hear how they performed their injuries, and how they deal with the pain. I also saw many techniques that she performed on them such as using hot pads, taking sonograms, and evening looking at x-rays. One thing that I really liked was how unique each patient was. I also…

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    Before, nerve injury was tested by inconvenient methods that test for sweat. Now, it is possible that having a finger submerged in water could be a new method to check for nerve damage. If wrinkles do not appear in the fingertips this shows that there is nerve damage to the autonomic fibers. The autonomic fibers are the ones responsible for the wrinkling in the fingertips (Tindall et.al. 2006). This method is easy, fast, and no surgeries are required. In conclusion, wrinkled fingers are an…

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    We were told repeatedly how lucky we were that the accident happened when the hand specialist was on call. I guess I understood the sentiment but it was hard to fully concur. Lucky??…

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    ACTION Blip. Blip. Buzz. Text messages one after another came on Asian Name’s iPhone screen. They read, “Where are you? We’re waiting! Don’t forget the vodka! You promised to bring it.” Instead of hurrying out the door, she slowly walked toward her dresser and stared at herself in mirror. Her narrow, oblong face with prominent cheekbones and that small cleft chin were so abhorrent. Her slit-like eyes were mere dabs of royal blue that sat below her excessively thick, dark, high arched eyebrows.…

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    Race-Personal Narrative

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    It all started on a nice summer day everything started off so great. Me and my cousins were outside throwing football, baseball and riding bikes all day long. We went inside to eat lunch, when we were at the table eating. My cousin Alex asked me to race him after we got done eating. We went outside and lined up our bikes where we were going to race. My mom came outside and told us not to race because someone is going to get hurt, I kinda just shook her off and we raced anyways. At the starting…

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