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Fracture of the Hook of Hamate
This is a fracture of a small region on the palm of the hand opposite the thumb. It typically occurs when the golf club impacts the ground. Signs and symptoms consist of point tenderness and pain in the palm of the hand. X-rays are used to rule this in/out.
Possible Treatment Goals
- Improve Function
- Improve Muscle Strength and Power
- Decrease Nerve Compression
- Decrease Postoperative Complications
- Improve Range of Motion
- Self-care of Symptoms
- Improve Wound Healing
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