Anatomy of the Hand, Wrist ,and Fingers

 Anatomy of the Hand

The Wrist , Hand and Fingershand

The human wrist and hand are very complex units which are capable of numerous movements and functions for which a full discussion is beyond the scope of the course.

There are more than 25 joints and 30 muscles involved in the movements of the wrist, hand and fingers.

Movements:  flexion are involved in making a fist and moving the wrist joint in the same direction as the fingers whilst doing so.

Extension: is the opposite movement.

radial nerve                                hand 1