The wrist is a complex joint comprised of the articulation of eight bones, divided into two rows of four. They are connected by many ligaments as well as intimately related to the tendons of the fingers, hand, and forearm, providing movements involving flexion, extension, ulnar deviation, and radial deviation, thus enabling gripping, turning, and fine motor function of the hand.
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Knee injuries are one of the most common injuries among athletes involved in running sports. From a simple sprain to ligament rupture to surgical repair, rehabilitation is critical in restoring normal function, athletic performance, and prevention of future injuries.
The foot and ankle complex is an unstable structure by nature, designed to conform to the different surfaces on which we tread in order to absorb shock and provides leverage for movement in many directions. A primarily bony area, the ankle and foot are comprised of many ligaments and joints that are often sprained, torn, or accompanied by a fracture and/or dislocation.
The shoulder is a ball and socket joint that allows for a wide variety of motion in many different planes. Therefore, it requires stabilization to avoid injuries from occurring. A large percentage of sports-related shoulder injuries involve the rotator cuff. What is the rotator cuff?