Castle Hill Hand Therapy

Month: June 2020

Skier's thumb injury

Sprained your thumb?
What is a skier’s thumb injury?

Skier’s thumb presents with instability, pain and swelling in the second joint of your thumb in the area closest to the hand web space. The thumb may be weak when pinching, feel unstable and be difficult to use. The injury is caused by the thumb being forced further than normal out to the side and …

Sprained your thumb?
What is a skier’s thumb injury?
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Drooping fingertip?
What is a mallet finger injury?

Mallet finger injury: A mallet finger injury presents with the tip of the finger being unable to straighten by itself. The fingertip is drooping. Even when pushed into a straight position, it is unable to stay there. This injury does not resolve by itself and the best results arise from early management. The most common …

Drooping fingertip?
What is a mallet finger injury?
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