Anatomy The end of the fingers on the human hand is called fingertip. The Latin term for the fingers of our hand is digitus manus. When we look at our hand, we see 5 different fingers: thumb, index finger, middle finger, ring finger and the little finger. Despite the fact that all fingers are different, … Fingertip

Shoulder corner joint

Synonym Acromioclavicular joint, Articulatio acromioclaviculare, AC joint Definition The acromioclavicular joint is one of a total of five joints in the shoulder area, it serves primarily to stabilize the shoulder. Anatomy The AC-joint is the joint between the two. Usually there is a small intermediate disc, a discus, between the two, it consists of fibrous … Shoulder corner joint

Inner Band Knee

Synonyms Ligamentum collaterale mediale, Ligamentum collaterale tibiale, Internal collateral ligament, Internal knee ligament, medial collateral ligament (MCL) General information The inner ligament of the knee is also called the medial collateral ligament. It connects the thigh bone (“femur”) with the shin bone (“tibia”). It is the central counterpart to the outer collateral ligament, which connects … Inner Band Knee

Therapy | Inner Band Knee

Therapy Immediately after the injury to the knee, the procedure according to the so-called “RICE protocol” should be followed. RICE stands for the English words for protection, cooling, compression and elevation. If there is a strain or a non-serious case of an inner ligament rupture, conservative therapy usually helps. The focus here is on protecting … Therapy | Inner Band Knee


General information The Germanic tribes used to call the thumb “Dumo” or “Dume”, which was supposed to mean “the fat one” or “the strong one”. In the course of time, this term developed into the word “thumb” as we know it today. The thumb (Pollex) forms the first finger of a hand and can be … Thumbs