How to Safely Cut a Lemon
May 10, 2022

Thousands of patients are seen by hand surgeons yearly for injuries to their fingers and palm that happened while cutting lemons. The American Society for Surgery of the Hand recommends the following techniques to avoid injury while still enjoying these bright, sour fruits.
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