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Why does thumb injury hurts more splinted?
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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Not sure
Possibly the splint is not applied properly or in correct position.
If it for a fracture, perhaps a well padded thumb spica cast might be more comfortable. One should actually be more comfortable if an injury is immobilized in a splint or cast in the proper position check with your ortho if not better.

In brief: Not sure
Possibly the splint is not applied properly or in correct position.
If it for a fracture, perhaps a well padded thumb spica cast might be more comfortable. One should actually be more comfortable if an injury is immobilized in a splint or cast in the proper position check with your ortho if not better.
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