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What is the point of splinting a sprained finger?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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In brief: Immoblization

A sprain is usually meant to imply a stretching or tear of a soft tissue structure such as a ligament.
So you want to allow that structure to rest and repair itself. If it is constantly moving this will be harder and inefficient. Hence immobilization is done.

In brief: Immoblization

A sprain is usually meant to imply a stretching or tear of a soft tissue structure such as a ligament.
So you want to allow that structure to rest and repair itself. If it is constantly moving this will be harder and inefficient. Hence immobilization is done.
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