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Pinky finger/knuckle injury. What kind of splinting is good to prevent it becoming crooked?

Pinky finger/knuckle injury. What kind of splinting is good to prevent it becoming crooked?

Evaluation: Deformity of a finger following injury should be further evaluated by a physician and in most cases it would be important to at least obtain an xray. ...Read more

Finger Deformity (Definition)

Deformities are usually variations from normal. Deformities can be acquired such as from trauma or disease, or congenital. Many variations of congenital hand deformities can occur, but are not very common. Deformities from trauma or disease like arthritis are more common. Fractures that heal at an angle can cause deformity. Joint erosions from arthritis ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Hand and finger injuries?

What is the definition or description of: Hand and finger injuries?

More Specific?: Not sure what you are looking for. The hand and fingers are the most commonly injured parts of our body, as we use them for everything. Injuries range from simple sprains and strains to serious lacerations and amputations. ...Read more

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Hand and finger injuries is confirmed - what treatments are best?

See a hand specialis: I would recommend a board certified hand surgeon to evaluate your injuries and recommend the proper treatment. ...Read more

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How many jammed fingers or finger injuries visits occur annually to e.R.'s, from sports activities?

How many jammed fingers or finger injuries visits occur annually to e.R.'s, from sports activities?

Lots: Lots but not enough. All jammed fingers should have an x-ray and a good examination. There is often fractures or ligament injuries that are not obvious to the lay persons eye. Delay in treatment ca lead to poor outcomes. ...Read more

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How can I recover from finger injuries?

How can I recover from finger injuries?

Depends: This depends on the type of injury involved. Since your question is very general, I will say generally the riice mnemonic will help: rest, ice, ibuprofen, compression and elevation. These recs will help most general musculoskeletal injuries. ...Read more

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Past finger injuries affecting guitar playing. Are there finger rehab exercises?

Past finger injuries affecting guitar playing. Are there finger rehab exercises?

Yes: There are finger exercises that a hand therapist can teach you to strengthen your fingers, but you should be evaluated by a hand surgeon to make sue there are no correctable injuries. ...Read more

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Finger injuries prevention? Does wearing sports gloves help prevent sprains and jammed fingers?

Finger injuries prevention? Does wearing sports gloves help prevent sprains and jammed fingers?

No: Jammed fingers come froma ball or person or the ground hitting the tip of you finger this can still occur with sports glove. Only a baseball mitt decreases the risk of a ball strike. If you get a jammed finger you should get a x-ray because often there is more damage then initially thought. ...Read more

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I dropped a microwave on my pinky finger. The corner of the microwve gave me a tiny bruise lookin injury that created a small bubble now. What do I d?

I dropped a microwave on my pinky finger. The corner of the microwve gave me a tiny bruise lookin injury that created a small bubble now. What do I d?

See your doctor: Please contact your doctor, and x-ray might be needed to determine if there is a fracture (if the finger is broken). Additionally, your physician needs to examine the finger and make sure that there is no infection. ...Read more

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My pinky and ring finger are curled in and not wanting to extend. No pain and no recent injury to arm or hand. What could this be?

My pinky and ring finger are curled in and not wanting to extend. No pain and no recent injury to arm or hand. What could this be?

Spasm: Carpal spasm can be caused by calcium deficiency but if the digits are in a fixed position, contracture of tendons is likely. Consult a hand SURGEON for evaluation and treatment advice. ...Read more

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Hello I had a finger injury (my pinky) & the pulp came off. Now it's healed after 5 weeks but red & tender. No nerve or bone damage. Will I be ok? Numbness? Thahk you for helping me

Hello I had a finger injury (my pinky) & the pulp came off. Now it's healed after 5 weeks but red & tender. No nerve or bone damage. Will I be ok? Numbness? Thahk you for helping me

Most likely: Once it has healed it needs 2 mature. Gradually it will b less tender & look more normal. If not 2 much of the fat was lost it over time look good. Compared 2 ur other fingers it will always have less bulk. B patient, takes months. ...Read more

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Sudden extreme pain in pinky finger joint where it connects to hand. No injury.

Sudden extreme pain in pinky finger joint where it connects to hand. No injury.

See your doctor: The symptoms you describe can be due to tendonitis (trigger finger), arthritis and nerve irritation, among others. Be sure to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Pain in rt hand small finger for month. Pains while bending the finger. No sign of redness or deformity. No history of injury.

Pain in rt hand small finger for month. Pains while bending the finger. No sign of redness or deformity. No history of injury.

Old injury: It is likely that this could be a consequence of an old injury that went unnoticed. Inflammation or injury to the tendons is probably the cause of ongoing pain. See a hand physiotherapist. ...Read more

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What sort of injury would result from your hand or fingers going under someone's feet?

What sort of injury would result from your hand or fingers going under someone's feet?

Injuries: Can vary from contusions to fractures and dislocations. If you are in pain or any trouble go get it checked, a simple exam with radiographs will resolve the issue. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more