The world at your finger tips: how the hand functions

Julie Swann
  • Nursing and Residential Care, August 2015, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/nrec.2015.17.8.444

The world at your finger tips: how the hand functions

What is it about?

Hands can achieve a multitude of positions, by simply moving the fingers and thumb towards or away from the palm. This article explores how the hand achieves a wide range of movement and the functions that it can perform.

Why is it important?

By understanding how the hand works, problems can be identified and solutions found.

Perspectives

Mrs Julie I Swann

The hand is often overlooked in articles as many focus on general mobility.

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