Kincaid Injury Case Study

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Vison allows the eyes and brain to get the information needed to make appropriate decision about manipulating objects and hand movements. (Solomon, O'Brien, & Solomon, 2011) 5. How would an injury to the median nerve affect prehension abilities in the hand? A median nerve injury above the elbow may cause difficulty or inability to turn the hand over or flex the wrist down. Injuries below the elbow may cause tingling and/or numbness in the forearm, thumb and the three adjacent fingers. Injury may also cause weakness with gripping in addition to the inability to move the thumb across the palm and wasting of the muscles at the base of the thumb. (SportsInjuryClinic, Median Nerve Injury, 2017)
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