What is Finger Flexor Tendon Injury

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Finger Flexor Tendon Injury Definition

Tendons are responsible for connecting muscles to bone. The fingers have tendons that run all the way up to the finger tips. The tendons on the palm side enable you to curl (flex) your fingers. A flexor tendon injury is damage to these tendons. When the tendons are damaged you can lose your ability to bend your finger(s).

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If you suspect you have this condition, contact your doctor promptly. The sooner treatment is begun, the better the outcome.


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