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Why do finger injuries seem to hurt much more than other injuries? Foot injuries don't seem to hurt as much.

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In brief: More nerve endings

The fingers have many more of the highly sensitive nerve endings than the feet.

In brief: More nerve endings

The fingers have many more of the highly sensitive nerve endings than the feet.
Dr. Jeffrey Boggs
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Ice is a good start

A second thing is splinting.
If you are swollen even if you do not have a fracture a bruise to the joint will casue swelling in the joint. When that happen the joint tends to stay bent capsule's maximum volume is at has a degree of bending. The swollen tissue and fluid "pushes" the joint into that position Cool down after activity with ice, warm up before activity and work on gentle range of moti

In brief: Ice is a good start

A second thing is splinting.
If you are swollen even if you do not have a fracture a bruise to the joint will casue swelling in the joint. When that happen the joint tends to stay bent capsule's maximum volume is at has a degree of bending. The swollen tissue and fluid "pushes" the joint into that position Cool down after activity with ice, warm up before activity and work on gentle range of moti
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
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In brief: Sensitivity

The bottom of the foot has thicker skin then most areas of the hand.
Because, hands are used for more fine motion they have more tactile receptors, which while good for the purpose of work they are doing would also cause the increased sensitivity when injured.

In brief: Sensitivity

The bottom of the foot has thicker skin then most areas of the hand.
Because, hands are used for more fine motion they have more tactile receptors, which while good for the purpose of work they are doing would also cause the increased sensitivity when injured.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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