Wrapping your wrist can help you prevent injury or recover from an injury by protecting and supporting the joint and muscles. The two main types of athletic tape -- zinc oxide and elastic adhesive bandage -- each have their advantages.
A Patient's Guide to Hand Anatomy Introduction Few structures of the human anatomy are as unique as the hand. The hand needs to be mobile in order to position the fingers and thumb. Adequate strength forms the basis for normal hand function. The hand also must be coordinated to perform fine motor tasks with precision.