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Most humans lose their volar pads before birth, but some animals retain them, like primates.
Around week 8 to 10 of development, the hands and feet develop volar pads—temporary thick skin on palms and soles that are particularly prominent while fingertips and toes develop.
There is volar flexion of the phalanges when the subject is at rest.
Volar flexion of the phalanges relieves tension on the parts; therefore, this position is assumed while the subject is at rest.
Volar flexion in a sufficient degree to relax the inflamed structures is always evident.
In other subjects, while able to stand and walk, great difficulty is experienced because of volar flexion of the phalanges.
Pressure on the navicular bone is diminished and tension on the flexor tendon is relieved by even slight volar flexion.