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Finger Dislocation

Description

This type of joint injury is typically caused by accident or injury. It results in painful movement and misalignment of the finger bones. Read on to learn why an orthopedic hand specialist should be consulted for proper diagnosis and treatment.

Causes & Triggers

  • Accident
  • Acute injury
  • Trauma

Signs & Symptoms

  • Altered appearance
  • Difficulty or inability to move finger
  • Pain
  • Swelling

Tips & Treatment

  • Finger dislocations can occur when the finger bends backward beyond the normal range of motion.
  • For proper diagnosis, treatment and optimal healing, seek the advice of an orthopedic medical specialist.

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