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Hand injuries

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Crush injuries | National Centre for Farmer Health

Crush injuries On 20 Mar, 2014 By FHadmin Crush injuries occur when a part of the body, such as a hand, arm, leg, foot or trunk is squashed

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Causalgia (nerve pain syndrome) information | myVMC

Causalgia or complex regional pain syndrome type 2 is a burning pain, usually in the hand or foot, which typically affects 40-60 year olds following trauma.

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Kids' Health - Topics - Splinters, thorns and prickles - for children

It's quite easy to collect splinters of wood or glass, thorns or prickles, if you are not thinking about what you are doing

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

Avoiding a jammed finger in doors & hinges | Raising Children Network

Cupboards, doors and door hinges can hurt childrens fingers. Finger protection strips and door guards can help your child avoid a jammed finger. Read more.

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What are nails made of? Nail anatomy information | myVMC

Fingernails and toenails consist of dead, keratinised cells. These cells make up the nail plate, which covers the nail bed and the matrix underneath it.

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Chilblains / Perniosis (children) Arthritis Australia

Chilblains are an injury to the skin of the hands and feet (although they can occur elsewhere like nose, ears, buttocks) caused by cold temperatures

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Kids' Health - Topics - Your wonderful hands

Hands are those very useful things at the ends of your arms!The human hand is different to the hands or paws of other animals, because it has fingers and a thumb that can work together

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First aid for spinal injury

Information on how to manage and treat a spinal injury.

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Wrist tenosynovitis (tendonitis; washerwoman's sprain) | myVMC

De Quervain's tenosynovitis is a painful form of tendonitis affecting the wrist . It occurs when repetitive thumb movements damage tendons of the hand.

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Spinal Cord Injury - Be active Adolescents with Spinal Cord Injury | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Physical activity Physical activity is vital for everyone, and especially for people living with Spinal Cord Injury

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