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Hand Injuries and Disorders


No matter how old you are or what you do for a living, you are always using your hands. When there is something wrong with them, you may not be able to do your regular activities.

Hand problems include

Diagnosis and Tests

Prevention and Risk Factors

  • Hand Safety (American Society for Surgery of the Hand)

Treatments and Therapies

Living With




Clinical Trials

Reference Desk

Patient Handouts

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