How to tell if you sprained your finger?
Posted 4 years ago in Health & Wellness by strangeduckling


You may have sprained your finger if there is pain when you move it. In some cases, it may be twisted a bit. The most noticeable way to tell if your finger is sprained is the bruising or swelling on the finger.

What is Mallet Finger

A mallet finger occurs when the extensor tendon to the distal joint of the finger is stretched or torn. The extensor tendon is on the top of the finger. The distal joint is the last joint near the tip of the finger. This injury sometimes includes a small fracture of the finger.

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