How Do You Recognize Flexor Tendon Injuries?
Our tendons connect muscles to our bones. The flexor muscles can be found above the wrist and they are attached to all of the small bones in our fingers.If our muscles contract, these tendons pull the bones. This is how you manage to pick up a rock or turn the pages of a book. Our physical movements depend on tendons to function properly so we can do our tasks with ease and without any pain. Similar to rubberbands, these tendons are stretched firmly. It is easy to sustain a tear. Here are some ways to recognize if you have a flexor tendon injury. Flexor tendons are often partially torn or completely torn by athletic activities. Football and wrestling are common sports where flexor tendon injuries can occur. Flexor tendons can also be strained or may rupture suddenly. If you discover that you are unable to bend your finger, you may have torn a flexor tendon. Tendons can be torn in a laceration on your palm because they are close to the skin surface. You may have pain when you try to ben