The hand is a highly specialized, highly differentiated, highly complex, highly important part of our body. With the development of the upright gait, it was freed from locomotion and was able to develop into a fine gripping and tactile organ.
Its unique position is highlighted, among other things, by the fact that it occupies large parts in the brain in order to control them.
If the hand becomes unusable, this hampers us considerably, even a bandage on a finger can cause us problems with day to day tasks.
Hand surgery has developed into a discipline in its own right, developing its own methods of treatment in order to maintain its function with particularly fine methods.
The hand can become damaged in a number of ways;