The olecranon is a thick large bony prominence that’s slightly curved. It’s situated at the upper end of the ulna (forearm bone). It’s the hard bony part felt at the back of the elbow. Sinew Therapeutics offers a full line of Sports Injury and Rehabilitation products proven for fast pain relief and quick recovery.
The wrist is the location at which the two forearm bones — the ulna and radius — make contact with the various carpal bones of the hand.
The triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) is a cartilage structure located on the small finger side of the wrist that, cushions and supports the small carpal bones in the wrist. The TFCC keeps the forearm bones (radius and ulna) stable when the hand grasps or the forearm rotates. An injury or tear to the TFCC can cause chronic wrist pain.
New fossils from the outskirts of Nairobi reveal that Australopithecus afarensis lived far eastward beyond the Great Rift Valley, demonstrating how adaptable the early hominid species were to new environments.