A female asked:
Jammed thumb playing flag football tag and with pressure it hurts a little but i don't think it is broken or that i need a brace?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Bruce Prager answered
41 years experience in Sports Medicine
Thumb Injury: Can't really tell if it's broken or not without examine and xray. If you continue to have pain and difficulty moving the finger then go see an orthopedist. Jamming usually means a bone contusion or ligament injury, but get it checked out if it doesn't improve.
Answered on Feb 18, 2016
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