Tendon transfer is used to replace the deficient motor unit and to restore function. The functional loss may occur secondary to tendon rupture, peripheral nerve injury, plexus injury or other neuropathies. In tendon transfer, a healthy functional tendon to be transferred is transected then transferred to another tendon or bone to restore function. The neurovascular […]
Achilles tendon rupture is very common in middle-aged recreational players. The tendon is involved in plantar flexion of the foot and the rupture leads to various gait issues. The treatment can be both conservative and operative.
There are five flexor tendon zones in hand. Flexor tendon zones influence prognosis following flexor tendon repair. The five flexor tendon zones apply only to the index through small fingers as separate zones exist for the thumb flexor tendon. Zone I Zone I extends from the tip of the finger to the middle of the […]