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Posts in category Tendon Injuries

Flexor Tendon Injuries

Flexor tendons are the structures that allow us to bend our fingers. The flexor muscles start at the elbow and forearm and turn into tendons just past the middle of the forearm. They then attach to the bones of the fingers. When the muscle contracts it allow the tendon to bend our fingers. Tendons can […]

Mallet Finger

Mallet finger is a common hand injury and involves the tendon that straightens the tip of the finger.  This type of injury can occur when the tip of the finger is jammed, forcing it to bend quickly and forcefully.  Banging the tip of the finger while simple doing everyday activities or having a ball hit […]