Nikolaus Johannes Wachter

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PURPOSE To determine whether the grip of a healthy subject's hand shows certain universal characteristics. To accomplish this, we examined the complex interactions of the fingers during gripping of different-size cylindrical objects. METHODS A total of 48 subjects (11 women, 37 men) performed 5 cylinder grips with different object sizes. The 14 joint(More)
INTRODUCTION In the assessment of hand and upper limb function, grip strength is of major importance. Use of the JAMAR dynamometer has been an accepted test of grip strength and routinely part of the physical examination. PURPOSE OF THE STUDY The aim of this study was to determine by means of a median nerve block simulating a patient group if the(More)
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