Some injuries are specific to certain types of sports, such as the jersey finger in rugby. Likewise, 30 % of the collateral ligament injuries of the thumb come from volleyball, whereas basketball, rugby and football represent respectively 19, 19 and 13 %.
After a minimum five-year follow-up, trapeziectomy achieved high patient satisfaction and pain relief. However, strength seemed to be deteriorating with detrimental consequences, but this did not correlate with trapezial collapse.
Musicians are prone to hand and wrist injury due to the repetitive stress that they put on a specific group of muscles or tendons.
Published in March 2015 by Masson-Elsevier the book “Pathologies chroniques de la main et du poignet” is available on amazon.fr (350p, 270 drawings).
Published in November 2014 by Masson Elsevier (320p, 250 drawings), the book “Urgences de la main et du poignet” is available on Amazon.fr.