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dislocated finger and put it back in place, is this okay?

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Dr. Steven Brown
Hand Surgery 39 years experience
Instability?: Could be okay, but dislocation could result in a ligament injury requiring further care. Seek care with a hand surgeon.

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A 31-year-old member asked:

If I have a dislocated finger can I just put it back in place?

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Dr. Mark Einbecker
Hand Surgery 36 years experience
Sometimes: Athletic trainers will often due on the field but they know what they are doing so i recommend you have a professional do it. You will need to monitor the rehab to make sure you get motion back and the soft tissues heal properly.

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