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You may have never heard of the extensor indicis, but it’s one of the muscles directly responsible for the function and movement of your hand and wrist.
Although you may not be terribly aware of your extensor carpi ulnaris, it is one of the many muscles that help you move your wrist.
If you have wrist pain, you’ll want to learn about the extensor carpi radialis brevis and extensor carpi radialis longus.
The extensor digiti minimi helps the extensor digitorum extend the little finger. It can also be a cause of hand pain, particularly near the little finger.
Middle back misalignment can cause pain above or below the impacted area. Here’s more about your thoracic spine, its nerves, and the muscles that impact it.
The muscle name extensor digitorum would lead you to believe that this muscle extends the fingers. That is exactly what it does.
When my sister-in-law got a Kenalog injection, she was surprised to find a divot at the injection site. She had never heard of this side effect of Kenalog.
The pronator quadratus is a muscle on the underside of your wrist that pronates your forearm. This means that it turns your hand from palm up to palm down.
The lumbricals bend your fingers and toes at the middle knuckle and at the spot where they join your hands and feet. Here’s more about these muscles.
With a slip of a disc or shift of a bone, you can feel pain or discomfort. If you’ve ever had low back pain, you’ll want to learn about your lumbar spine.
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