What Are Flexor Tendon Lacerations? Center

A flexor tendon laceration is a deep cut on the palm side of the fingers, hand, wrist, or forearm that can injure the flexor tendon. A flexor tendon laceration can be managed by surgical and non-surgical therapy. Partially torn tendons can be treated with nonsurgical treatments. Non-surgical management can only be done if less than 60% tendon is involved. Non-surgical treatment options include using a splint, applying ice packs on the affected area and anti-inflammatory and pain relievers, such as ibuprofen. Read more: What Are Flexor Tendon Lacerations? Article

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