The wrist – an overview

  With thanks to Primal Pictures for the use of their
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MAIN BONES OF
 THE WRIST



                            Radius
             Ulna


                         } Carpals
    ...
THE CARPAL BONES IN THE WRIST



         Lunate
Triquetrum
                                   Scaphoid
Piseform
         ...
THE BONES THAT MAKE UP THE WRIST JOINT



    Ulna
                                    Radius

   Lunate
                 ...
THE WRIST JOINT
The wrist is strengthened by:
THE WRIST JOINT
The wrist is strengthened by:
a synovial membrane,
THE WRIST JOINT
The wrist is strengthened by:
a synovial membrane,
a fibrous capsule,
THE WRIST JOINT
The wrist is strengthened by:
a synovial membrane,
a fibrous capsule,
and a complex system of
ligaments.
THE WRIST JOINT
The wrist is strengthened by:
a synovial membrane,
a fibrous capsule,
and a complex system of
ligaments.
THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST
Bones >
THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST
Bones > a synovial membrane >
THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST
Bones > a synovial membrane >
a fibrous capsule >
THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST
Bones > a synovial membrane >
a fibrous capsule > ligaments >
THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST
Bones > a synovial membrane >
a fibrous capsule > ligaments >
muscles >
THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST
Bones > a synovial membrane >
a fibrous capsule > ligaments >
muscles > and tendons >
THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST
Bones > a synovial membrane >
a fibrous capsule > ligaments >
tendons > and muscles >
ten...
THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST
Bones > a synovial membrane >
a fibrous capsule > ligaments >
tendons > and muscles >
ten...
THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST
Bones > a synovial membrane >
a fibrous capsule > ligaments >
tendons > and muscles >
ten...
THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST
Bones > a synovial membrane >
a fibrous capsule > ligaments >
tendons > and muscles >
ten...
THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST
Bones > a synovial membrane >
a fibrous capsule > ligaments >
tendons > and muscles >
ten...
THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST
Bones > a synovial membrane >
a fibrous capsule > ligaments >
tendons > and muscles >
ten...
THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST
Bones > a synovial membrane >
a fibrous capsule > ligaments >
tendons > and muscles >
ten...
THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST
Bones > a synovial membrane >
a fibrous capsule > ligaments >
tendons > and muscles >
ten...
THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST
Bones > a synovial membrane >
a fibrous capsule > ligaments >
tendons > and muscles >
ten...
ANIMATIONS IN THIS SERIES
1. Overview of the wrist

2. Movements and muscles of the wrist
3. The flexor retinaculum
and re...
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Wrist Movements+Muscles

  1. 1. The wrist – an overview With thanks to Primal Pictures for the use of their fantastic 3D imagery – visit www.primalpictures.com
  2. 2. MAIN BONES OF THE WRIST Radius Ulna } Carpals Metacarpals { Phalanges {
  3. 3. THE CARPAL BONES IN THE WRIST Lunate Triquetrum Scaphoid Piseform Trapezoid Hamate Trapezium Capitate
  4. 4. THE BONES THAT MAKE UP THE WRIST JOINT Ulna Radius Lunate Scaphoid Triquetrum
  5. 5. THE WRIST JOINT The wrist is strengthened by:
  6. 6. THE WRIST JOINT The wrist is strengthened by: a synovial membrane,
  7. 7. THE WRIST JOINT The wrist is strengthened by: a synovial membrane, a fibrous capsule,
  8. 8. THE WRIST JOINT The wrist is strengthened by: a synovial membrane, a fibrous capsule, and a complex system of ligaments.
  9. 9. THE WRIST JOINT The wrist is strengthened by: a synovial membrane, a fibrous capsule, and a complex system of ligaments.
  10. 10. THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST Bones >
  11. 11. THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST Bones > a synovial membrane >
  12. 12. THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST Bones > a synovial membrane > a fibrous capsule >
  13. 13. THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST Bones > a synovial membrane > a fibrous capsule > ligaments >
  14. 14. THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST Bones > a synovial membrane > a fibrous capsule > ligaments > muscles >
  15. 15. THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST Bones > a synovial membrane > a fibrous capsule > ligaments > muscles > and tendons >
  16. 16. THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST Bones > a synovial membrane > a fibrous capsule > ligaments > tendons > and muscles > tendon sheaths >
  17. 17. THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST Bones > a synovial membrane > a fibrous capsule > ligaments > tendons > and muscles > tendon sheaths > retinaculum >
  18. 18. THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST Bones > a synovial membrane > a fibrous capsule > ligaments > tendons > and muscles > tendon sheaths > retinaculum > muscles lying over retinaculum >
  19. 19. THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST Bones > a synovial membrane > a fibrous capsule > ligaments > tendons > and muscles > tendon sheaths > retinaculum > muscles lying over retinaculum > arteries >
  20. 20. THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST Bones > a synovial membrane > a fibrous capsule > ligaments > tendons > and muscles > tendon sheaths > retinaculum > muscles lying over retinaculum > arteries > veins >
  21. 21. THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST Bones > a synovial membrane > a fibrous capsule > ligaments > tendons > and muscles > tendon sheaths > retinaculum > muscles lying over retinaculum > arteries > veins > nerves >
  22. 22. THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST Bones > a synovial membrane > a fibrous capsule > ligaments > tendons > and muscles > tendon sheaths > retinaculum > muscles lying over retinaculum > arteries > veins > nerves > palmar fascia >
  23. 23. THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST Bones > a synovial membrane > a fibrous capsule > ligaments > tendons > and muscles > tendon sheaths > retinaculum > muscles lying over retinaculum > arteries > veins > nerves > palmar fascia > deep fascia
  24. 24. THE MAIN STRUCTURES OF THE WRIST Bones > a synovial membrane > a fibrous capsule > ligaments > tendons > and muscles > tendon sheaths > retinaculum > muscles lying over retinaculum > arteries > veins > nerves > palmar fascia > deep fascia
  25. 25. ANIMATIONS IN THIS SERIES 1. Overview of the wrist 2. Movements and muscles of the wrist 3. The flexor retinaculum and related structures 4. The extensor retinaculum and related structures 5. Wrist injuries 6. Quiz on wrist anatomy and injury We hope this short animation was helpful. For more information on our animations and print Brought to you by and online publications visit us at sportEX.net

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