Finger sprains are injuries that are
caused by over stretching of the ligaments of the fingers. The most
common cause of a finger sprain is a fall onto your hand. Often the
finger bends abnormally, causing ligament injury and subsequent pain.
What are the symptoms of a finger
The most common
symptoms for finger sprains are pain, swelling, and tenderness of the affected finger.
How should a finger sprain be
Finger sprains are often splinted or
buddy-taped for a short period of time. So long as there was no fracture
or dislocation, most finger sprains able to heal within a week.
Splinting the sprained finger during sports can help protect the injury,
but unnecessarily splinting the finger cause it to stiffen up. You
should discuss with your doctor when to begin finger motion.
Other treatments for a finger sprain
- Using RICE therapy
- Taking an anti-inflammatory
- Gently moving the finger to
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