The human hand is a miracle; it constitutes several small bones, muscles, ligaments, nerves, and muscles that facilitate its various movements. The adult human hand has 27 bones, of which 8 are called the carpals or wrist bones. To ensure proper movement and alignment of the bones at the wrist, there are several muscles and their tendons, ligaments, and nerves that pass through the wrist. Read more: How Can I Relieve Wrist Pain? Article
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