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Any ideas why thumb injury hurts more while splinted?

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Dr. Gary Pess
Surgery - Hand Surgery
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In brief: Position

It may be the position of the thumb in the splint, which can be adjusted by your doctor. The splint may also be too tight, if that is the case you need to elevate more or get the splint removed.

In brief: Position

It may be the position of the thumb in the splint, which can be adjusted by your doctor. The splint may also be too tight, if that is the case you need to elevate more or get the splint removed.
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