Research Article| Volume 5, ISSUE 1, P48-60, February 2005

Biomechanics of the digit

      Understanding the physical basis of hand function and deformity requires a fundamental knowledge of the biomechanics of the human digits. Learning the anatomy of the digits as well as the anatomy, function, and physiology of the muscles that control digital motion are essential in understanding the biomechanical principles that govern hand function. Applying these principles in treating hand disorders will optimize hand function and recreate hand mechanics.
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