May need an x-ray
Treatment for a jammed finger includes: rest, cold packs, & elevating that hand up to the chest.
) for 3 days helps reduce the swelling & pain. One can "buddy splint
" by taping the injured finger to the finger next to it for a few days. If the pain is severe, the finger crooked, or the range of motion significantly decreased, a primary or orthopedic doctor can evaluate & do an x-ray.