Posts Tagged ‘hand and wrist’

The Complete Guide to Trigger Finger

Is your finger stiff when you wake up? Do you hear popping or clicking when you move your finger? Is your finger stuck in a bent position and you are unable to straighten it? If so, trigger finger could be to blame. What Is Trigger Finger? Trigger finger is also known as tenosynovitis and is…

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Jammed vs. Broken Finger: How Can I Tell?

A jammed finger is an incredibly common injury, especially if you play sports. While jammed fingers may be common, they are also extremely painful and require medical attention. Below, you can learn how to tell if you have a jammed finger or if the injury might be more severe. Anatomy of the Finger Your finger…

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Here’s How to Tell If Your Finger is Broken

Index Finger in Brace

We use our hands for so much, it’s not surprising that injuries like fractured and jammed fingers are common. After the initial incident that caused the injury — a bad catch during a ballgame, an awkward fall, or slamming a door — comes the question: Is my finger broken, or just jammed? Here are a few tips…

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