The mechanism of the carpal joint.

  title={The mechanism of the carpal joint.},
  author={John M G Kauer},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  • John M G Kauer
  • Published 1986 in Clinical orthopaedics and related research
The morphologic features of the carpal bones and their contacts play a highly significant role in the mechanism of the wrist joint. Displacements of the proximal carpal bones in both flexion and deviation of the hand take place in longitudinal articulation chains that are linked one to another. This concept is supported by the following observations… CONTINUE READING