Thumb and Finger Injuries
Thumbs and fingers get jammed when trying to defend, catch or stop a ball causing injury to the ligament which leads to pain, swelling and instability. Motion in the finger will also be limited in the first few weeks.
What can you do?
Ice, massage, tape or brace the finger to prevent re-occurrence.
What will MyPhysio do?
Provide guidance on how to properly tape the finger in the direction that will reduce the chance of re-injury.
Finger ROM to regain movement along with digit strengthening and stability exercises
Learning management of this injury is key to having healthy fingers and reducing downtime needed to recover from this reoccurring injury.