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Wrist Pain

What Is a Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Injury?

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Scenario: Susie fell on her outstretched hand and is now experiencing pain when twisting her forearm and during weight-bearing. What Is a Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Injury? The triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) consists of the triangular fibrocartilage disc, radioulnar ligaments and ulnocarpal ligaments. It stabilises the ulnar side of the wrist…

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Treating a Scapholunate Injury

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Scapholunate injury scenario: Graham works in the army and had a fall on an outstretched hand. Since then he has had pain while doing push-ups and has lost strength in his hand. Graham may have sustained a scapholunate injury. The wrist consists of 8 carpal bones, 2 of them being…

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