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Do you have to put a splint on a sprained finger?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: No but helpful

A simple finger sprain can heal without splinting, however, a splint can help provide greater support of the finger.

In brief: No but helpful

A simple finger sprain can heal without splinting, however, a splint can help provide greater support of the finger.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine

In brief: Can be helpfule

I would splint the affected finger to help decrease the swelling for 2-3 weeks.
You should allow the symptoms to resolve before resuming sports or physical activities.

In brief: Can be helpfule

I would splint the affected finger to help decrease the swelling for 2-3 weeks.
You should allow the symptoms to resolve before resuming sports or physical activities.
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
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