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Buckle fracture thumb joint

A 42-year-old female asked:
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Finger fracture: Your daughter has a fracture (broken bone) in the thumb. It needs to be splinted and immobilized so that the bones are aligned properly. No gym or spo... Read More
Dr. W. Batson
Hand Surgery 44 years experience
Splinting: Or possibly a cast for 3-4 weeks if it is not angulated or displaced.

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Thumb pain: sounds like traumatic arthritis. Physical Therapy, therapeutic modalities, and medication may help you. Injections can also help for the knots.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Sollender
Hand Surgery 32 years experience
3 weeks: A fracture on the tip of the finger wont require hardly any time to heal, and will be sore while you use your hand. On the other hand (pun intended),... Read More
Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 44 years experience
Depends: On where it is, joint involvement, etc. Hand fractures properly cared for usually heal in 3-4 weeks. Stiffness after being immobilized too long is muc... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
Hand Surgery 39 years experience
What bone: Depends on multiple factors, what bone, location and type of fracture, joint involvement?, mode of treatment (open versus closed), as well as your gen... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Surdyka
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Fracture=broken: A fracture means the bone is broken, You will not be able to grip if you really have a broken thumb that hasn't healed. Generally, the thumb should be... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Dickson
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
8 weeks: The fracture heals by 8 weeks but you will notice improvement up to one year.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
6-8 weeks: It depends on the fracture and if any ligament involved.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Levi Lehv
Specializes in undefined
Thumb fracture: Usually a thumb fracture is splinted. This would not interfere with your training.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
You should: re-consult with your ortho surgeon regarding a possible problem with fracture healing or a missed injury to tendon. Or get a second opinion from a ha... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
LEFT THUMB FX: As long as the thumb has splint and well bandaged it is well protected and cannot be affected by playing baseball.
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