A 26-year-old male asked:
pinky pip joint dislocated 3months ago. its still swollen the same amount for 2months with the same amount of reduced movement.any treatments for that?
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Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Therapy: Wrapping (coban) can reduce swelling, but pip is a very unforgiving joint with trauma. Hand therapy and dynamic splinting can help mobility, but some swelling will remain.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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