HAND, WRIST AND ELBOW UNIT
At COT we have a unit specialized in the treatment of upper limbs.
The recovery of these areas is of vital importance in case of injury in order to recover normal mobility, as well as the functionalities of each limb in question.
We perform the most advanced the most advanced techniques in the treatment of the hand and upper limb, such as hand microsurgery and wrist arthroscopy.such as hand microsurgery and wrist arthroscopy, which allow us to treat the most common injuries of these joints.
Hand, wrist and elbow specialists in Majorca
The elbow, wrist and hand joints involve a very complex system of muscles, tendons and nerves, with a total of 30 bones.
Hand: main pathologies
The hands are probably one of the most valuable structures of our body, due to the large number of activities they allow us to perform in our daily lives, such as eating, showering, dressing or manipulating any object .
However, their constant use causes hand injuries to occur quite frequently.
- Carpal tunnel syndrome.
- Ligament ruptures and dislocations.
- Synovial cysts.
- Dupuytren's disease.
- Spring finger.
Wrist: main pathologies
The wrist connects the hand to the forearm.
It is not a single large joint, but several small joints. This makes it flexible and allows the hand to move in different ways.
The wrist has two large forearm bones and eight small bones called carpals. It also has tendons and ligaments, or connective tissues. Tendons connect muscle to bone. Ligaments connect the bones to each other.
- Carpal tunnel syndrome.
- Ganglion cyst
- Strains and sprains.
Elbow: main pathologies
The elbow joint is made up of bone, cartilage, ligaments and fluids. Muscles and tendons help the elbow move in its joint. When any of these structures become damaged or diseased, elbow problems arise.
There are many causes that can cause elbow pain, but the main pathologies are:
- Tendinitis of the tendon.
- Osteoarthritis of the elbow.
- Tennis elbow.
- Torn ligaments
Injury factors can be multiple: trauma due to repeated work or sports activities, overloads, rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory pathologies of the joints.
Carpal tunnel syndromecarpal tunnel syndromeis caused by pressure on a nerve ( ) in the wrist. Symptoms include tingling, numbness, weakness or pain in the fingers and hands. nerve medium
is in fact a symptom of tendinosis, a series of very small tears (microtears) in the tissue or around the tendon. tendon pain . In addition to pain and tenderness, common symptoms of a tendon injury include reduced strength and motion in the affected area. tendon can occur in the hand and wrist when the tendons and tendon covering (sheath) on the thumb side of the wrist become swollen and inflamed. Disease of the Quervain
Medical Equipment Hand, Wrist and Elbow Unit
Dr. Carlos Pérez Uribarri
Member number 2360. Specialist in Surgery Orthopedic Surgery y Traumatology
Subspecialties Upper limb. Shoulder. Elbow. Hand. Microsurgery.
Dr. Josep Maria Magrinyà Bosch
Member number 2260. Specialist in Surgery Orthopedic Surgery y Traumatology.
SubspecialtiesSpine. Shoulder. Hand.
Dr. Aina Far Riera
Member number 070708088. Specialist in Surgery Orthopedic Surgery y Traumatology.
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