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wrist

Anatomy the joint between the forearm and the hand

wrist

[rist]
(anatomy)
The part joining forearm and hand.
(mechanical engineering)
A set of rotary joints to which the end effector of a robot is attached. Also known as wrist socket.
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Conclusion: Research on the sensorimotor function and neuromuscular control of the wrist joint is still in its infancy.
JWS is a journal that moves with the times, presenting the state-of-the-art care of the wrist joint.
A detailed history and examination was done and relevant investigations including serum calcium, phosphate, alkaline phosphatase and X-ray wrist joints were done to confirm the diagnosis.
A recent research result from a study on the kinematics and dynamics of the human arm during ADLs (24 arm activities) in a free and unconstrained environment shows that although some complex and partially constrained tasks, such as brushing the teeth or opening a cupboard, require moving shoulder, elbow, and wrist joints simultaneously, many tasks rely on the serial combination of shoulder and elbow movement and wrist movement [23].
Study of triangular fibrocartilage of the wrist joint in Colles' fracture.
The incision begins 3cm proximal to wrist joint and ends about 5cm distal to it.
Stick-e[R] discovered after introducing this item designed to provide comfort and support to the wrist joint during upper body weight bearing exercises that it could also be worn on a wide variety of body locations for the same purpose.
The device must be easy to don and doff, be cosmetically acceptable, and have no physical connection across the wrist joint (Figure 1(b)).
This discrepancy is multifactorial and most likely relates to the complexity of the wrist joint, the difficulty with previous implants, and the success of alternative treatments.
Previous research has shown that women typically exhibit more flexibility in the wrist joint than men (Webb Associates, 1978).
Constriction band was there around right wrist joint and below the mandible extending up-to ears, causing deformation of both the ears.
The subjects all had a modified Ashworth score of [greater than or equal to] 3 in the wrist joint in the baseline measurement.