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  • What You Should Know About Torn Bicep Tendon Injuries

    A biceps tendon injury is a tear or rupture of connective tissue that connects the biceps muscle of the upper arm to bones at either the shoulder (proximal tendon) or elbow (distal tendon). This is called ulnar neuropathy, which can be caused by two different conditions known as cubital tunnel syndrome and ulnar tunnel syndrome.

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  • Acromioclavicular osteoarthritis: What to know

    Acromioclavicular osteoarthritis (AO) is a common type of arthritis that affects the shoulder. Although AO is not as common as osteoarthritis of the knee or hip, it does affect a significant number of older adults.

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  • Advice From A Certified Hand Therapist: Why Bite Injuries To The Hand And Arm Are Serious

    According to Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity, dog bites are known as the most common type of animal bite in the United States, accounting for 60-90% of all bite wounds. Cat bites only make up 10-15% of animal bites, but they account for a higher number of infections overall. The difference in infection rate occurs because of the difference in mechanism of bites between cats and dogs.

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  • Ulnar Neuropathy of the Wrist and Elbow

    Impingement of the ulnar nerve causes a radiating pain or numbness in the pinky finger, ring finger, and edge of the hand.

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  • Broken Forearm: Radius, Ulna, and Both Bone Fractures

    A forearm fracture occurs when there is a fracture of one or both of the bones of the forearm. The two bones of the forearm are the radius and the ulna. Both bones are important for proper motion of the elbow and wrist joints, and both bones serve as important attachments to muscles of the upper extremity.

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  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Feinberg School of Medicine - Northwestern University
  • Chicago Society for Surgery of the Hand