1 doctor weighed in:
Can a splint or a wrap going to help a thumb contusion?
1 doctor weighed in

Dr. Bruce Prager
Sports Medicine
In brief: Yes
A thumb contusion can be painful.
Swelling is the main issue so you need to elevate it above your heart if it is swollen. A splint can help protect it against further injury. It will also remind you to protect the thumb. A thin wrap is probably not going to do much , bit it is not going to harm it either if kept snug not tight.

In brief: Yes
A thumb contusion can be painful.
Swelling is the main issue so you need to elevate it above your heart if it is swollen. A splint can help protect it against further injury. It will also remind you to protect the thumb. A thin wrap is probably not going to do much , bit it is not going to harm it either if kept snug not tight.
Dr. Bruce Prager
Dr. Bruce Prager
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Warren Strudwick
Board Certified, Sports Medicine
26 years in practice
490K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors