A 31-year-old member asked:
what to do if i had a mallet finger. how long will i be out?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Hand Surgery 39 years experience
Splinting: Mallet finger usually responds well to splinting in extension for 6 weeks. May require nighttime splinting for an additional 2 weeks. You need to not remove the splint at all as flexion may return you to ground zero .
Last updated Jun 2, 2014
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