The muscles you use to flex or bend your fingers are appropriately called the flexor muscles. From the elbow and forearm region, your flexor muscles turn into flexor tendons halfway down your arm and attach to your finger bones. There are two flexor tendons for each finger and thumb. A deep cut on the underside of your hand or fingers can damage the flexor tendons. If a tendon is severed or cut, the tendon will pull apart and the blood supply to your fingers may be cut off. These cases require immediate surgery. Without properly functioning flexor tendons, moving your… [more]
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