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How to know if I have done something to my knuckle e.G sprained or broke it etc?

How to know if I have done something to my knuckle e.G sprained or broke it etc?

Eval: Medical history, X-ray and physical exam normally can rule in or rule out a fracture & provide an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Sprain (Definition)

Sprain is also known as Sprains and strains. A sprain is an injury that results from excessive stretching of a ligament, which is a tough band that connects bone to bone and holds joints in place. Rapid swelling and pain ...Read more


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Exercises for a sprained knuckle?

Exercises for a sprained knuckle?

Sprain: As long as the diagnosis is certain then best course of action involves simple range of motion exercises. This will not only help improve flexibility but also improve swelling. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a sprained , broken, or nothing knuckle?

How do I know if I have a sprained , broken, or nothing knuckle?

As with any: condition, detailed history, physical exam, and sometimes tests such as x-rays, but a qualified medical provider. ...Read more

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Is it possible to sprain your knuckle?

Is it possible to sprain your knuckle?

Sprain: A sprain is considered a stretch or tear of the soft tissues often surrounding a joint. Therefore, yes, you can sprain your knuckle. ...Read more

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My husband was in a auto accident in February 2013 and his knuckle as of now it still hurts. He's told that it's just a mild sprain. How is this pos?

My husband was in a auto accident in February 2013 and his knuckle as of now it still hurts.  He's told that it's just a mild sprain.  How is this pos?

Not likely: If he had an injury and is still having pain in it, even though the injury was in 2013, it almost certainly is something more than a simple sprain. Consider a second opinion from a specialist. ...Read more

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What would be recommended to take care of a badly sprained pinky and ring finger knuckle?

What would be recommended to take care of a badly sprained pinky and ring finger knuckle?

Occupational Therapy: You should see an occupational therapist for an evaluation and exercise/therapy plan. They can help evaluate your injury and created a treatment plan to return you to your daily activities. ...Read more

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Could getting a sprained finger be caused by cracking your knuckles?

No: Unless you use incredible force knuckle cracking has not been shown to lead to any problems including arthritis. ...Read more

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I fell last night and thought I just Jamed my finger but I woke up today and there is a tiny bruise above my knuckle sprained or broken?

I fell last night and thought I just Jamed my finger but I woke up today and there is a tiny bruise above my knuckle sprained or broken?

Probably sprained: The bruise just indicates trauma If you have pretty good movement of the finger with mild pain it's probably just a sprain Use ice and tape the finger to the one next to it to protect If it's extremely painful with motion, you may need a x-ray ...Read more

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