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Finger Dislocation

An individual who has a finger dislocation has an abnormal alignment of the bones within the finger.  Whenever an injury causes tearing around the joint ligaments, the bones can end up separating, which results in abnormal alignment.  In...

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Distal Radius Fracture

In the forearm, the radius is the larger of the two bones. The distal end is located at the end of the wrist. Fractures of the distal radius happen when the end of the radius bone breaks. It is sometimes simply called a broken wrist. These...

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Focal Dystonia

Dystonia is a movement disorder causing the muscles to involuntarily spasm and contract. Opposing muscles will often contract simultaneously, just like as if they were trying to compete to control a specific body part. Involuntary muscle...

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Carpal Bone Fracture

An individual with a wrist fracture is someone who has broken one of the 10 different bones making up the wrist joint. With 10 different bones in the wrist: eight carpal bones and two forearm bones, wrist fractures tend to be one of the...

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