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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

The information on this site should not be used as a substitute for professional medical care or advice. Contact a health care provider if you have questions about your health.