Hand Surgery Southaven MS

This page provides relevant content and local businesses that can help with your search for information on Hand Surgery. You will find informative articles about Hand Surgery, including "Wrist Pain Info / Hand Pain Info". Below you will also find local businesses that may provide the products or services you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Southaven, MS that can help answer your questions about Hand Surgery.

Phillip E Wright, MD
(901) 759-3136
1400 S Germantown Rd
Germantown, TN
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1967

Data Provided By:
Phillip E Wright II, MD
(901) 759-3100
1400 S Germantown Rd
Germantown, TN
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Memorial Hosp -Memphi, Memphis, Tn; Baptist Mem Hosp, Memphis, Tn
Group Practice: Campbell Clinic

Data Provided By:
Edward Andrew Luce, MD
(901) 761-9030
80 Humphreys Ctr Ste 100
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1965

Data Provided By:
James Joseph Creighton Jr, MD
(765) 453-8922
584 N Germantown Pkwy
Cordova, TN
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1979

Data Provided By:
Robert Charles Buckley, MD
(662) 377-6630
4381 South Eason Boulevard Longtown Medical Park S
Tupelo, MS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1990

Data Provided By:
Phillip E Wright II, MD
(901) 759-3100
1400 S Germantown Rd
Germantown, TN
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Memorial Hosp -Memphi, Memphis, Tn; Baptist Mem Hosp, Memphis, Tn
Group Practice: Campbell Clinic

Data Provided By:
William Landess Bourland, MD
(901) 763-3222
1068 Cresthaven Rd Ste 400
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Memorial Hosp -Memphi, Memphis, Tn
Group Practice: Orthopaedic Clinic

Data Provided By:
William Landess Bourland, MD
(901) 763-3222
6286 Briarcrest Ave
Memphis, TN
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Memorial Hosp -Memphi, Memphis, Tn
Group Practice: Orthopaedic Clinic

Data Provided By:
Aubrey Bell Lucas, MD
(601) 939-9999
971 Lakeland Dr Ste 1250
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Rankin Med Ctr, Brandon, Ms; St Dominic-Jackson Memorial H, Jackson, Ms; River Oaks Hospital, Jackson, Ms
Group Practice: Plastic Surgery Assoc

Data Provided By:
Parley Kurt Thorderson, MD
(992) 840-5747
4381 S Eason Blvd
Tupelo, MS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1989

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

Wrist Pain Info / Hand Pain Info

In order to understand this condition it is important to understand the anatomy and function of the wrist and hand. Please read Wrist Pain Info / Hand Pain Info's sections on wrist anatomy and hand anatomy . For information on the biomechanics of the wrist and hand please read Wrist Pain Info / Hand Pain Info's section on wrist and hand biomechanics .

What is a boutonnière deformity?

Tendons are rope like structures that connect muscles to bone. Many of the muscles that move the fingers and thumb are in the forearm. The tendons of these muscles cross the wrist and attach to the bones of the hand. Several tendons work together to straighten each finger. These tendons run along the side and top of the finger. The extensor digitorum communis (EDC) tendon runs along the top of the finger and one point of attachment is the middle phalanx (bone) of the finger. A boutonnière deformity occurs when the EDC tendon is torn or pulled off its attachment to the middle bone of the finger. This causes the proximal interphalangeal joint to become flexed and fingertip to remain straight. The tear looks like a buttonhole ("boutonnière" in French).

What does a boutonnière deformity feel like?

The finger may be painful to touch and may also appear red and swollen. The main problem is the inability to actively straighten your middle joint.

What causes a boutonnière deformity?

It is usually caused by trauma such as a cut on the top of the finger or "jamming" your finger when playing football, volleyball or basketball. If the force the finger is strong enough, the bone can actually pop through the opening. People with rheumatoid arthritis can also have this type of deformity.

Can boutonnière deformity be detected on Xray?

X-rays cannot detect a tear of the extensor digitorum communis tendon. However, an x-ray is done to detect any broken bones attached to the central slip of tendon.

What is the treatment for a boutonni&...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Joint Pain Info