Anatomy of Wrist

Wrist is the bridge which joints the hand with the forearm. There are 8 carpals bones and 5 metacarpal bones.

In order to have the mobility and good stability on moving forearm, wrist has number of ligaments.

The 8 carpal bones are organized into 2 groups, a proximal row and distal row. The joints of the wrists are surrounded by fibrous capsule and integrated by number of filaments.

Round shaped 8 carpal bones and the ligament in our wrist allows us to rotate our wrist. Most of the bone injuries for athletes happens in the wrist.

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