Although minor, a finger fracture requires proper treatment in order to fully and properly heal. When a finger is fractured, it simply means that the bones are misaligned. Dexterity and movement are usually limited or compromised. Read on to learn more.

Causes & Triggers

  • Accident
  • Acute injury
  • Trauma

Signs & Symptoms

  • Bruising
  • Limited movement
  • Pain
  • Swelling

Tips & Treatments

  • Without proper treatment, finger fractures may cause ongoing pain and stiffness.
  • Seek the medical advice of an orthopedic hand specialist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
These lists are not inclusive of all conditions and procedures. In order to obtain a complete and accurate diagnosis, a physician should assess your individual situation. Following diagnosis, your physician will discuss appropriate treatment options with you – both surgical and non-surgical. Schedule an appointment with an Orthopedic ONE physician.