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Torn Ligament Pinky Finger
Ligaments are defined as collagenn tissue structures that connect bones in and around joints. A classic example is the anterior cruciate ligament of the knee that provides stability o the bones of the knee joint and specifically connects the femur to the tibia. A torn ligament is simply any disruption ...Read more
This may depend on : the finger involved and as to exactly what specific type of injury that was sustained. The most common type of splinting for simple injuries is buddy taping where one finger is taped to the adjacent one for stability but still allow for range of motion to avoid stiffness. See you doctor for an opinion. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have been diagnosed with a grade 1 ligament tear ofg the index finger but it isdnt getting better?
Get it reevaluated: Ligament tears that don't heal could mean either immobilization or the length of treatment was not enough, that there may be an associated fracture, or there is something preventing the ligament from healing. A reevaluation and/or an MRI may help find the answer. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Usually splint: X-rays cannot see ligaments, therefore if a finger x-ray showed a ligament injury, it was most likely due to an avulsion injury (the ligament is not torn but actually tears a small piece of bone away from its point of attachment). This is usually treated by immobilization, sometimes by surgery. It is best to consult a hand surgeon for a definitive treatment plan. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have pain running from my wrist on the pinkie finger side till my elbow and at times my fingers also . My wrist is swollen. Is it a ligament tear?
I've had a cast on my thumb for 6 weeks and a brace for 4 weeks after that and my thumb never healed from the torn ligament and still hurts. What can ?
If the ligament was-: -on the little finger side @ the base of the thumb, known as the ulnar collateral ligament of the metacarpal-phalangeal, it is possible that it was displaced by the injury & when it clicks back into place, the ligament may B blocked from its origin & B trapped behind the adductor muscle preventing it from healing. An exam by MRI will make this diagnosis @ the onset. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Ligament dependent: Not all ligaments or degrees of ligament injury are treated the same. Some ligament injuries require simple supportive care (rest, ice, compression, elevation- rice). Others may benefit from a course of bracing. Still others may mandate surgical repair or reconstruction. Pending initial evaluation by a qualified healthcare provider, rice combined with immobilization is a safe plan of action. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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