Category: Finger Injuries

What Are the Most Common Finger Injuries for Athletes?

Playing sports is a pastime that unites people from all walks of life, but it doesn’t come without risks. Sports injuries are a constant danger, affecting amateurs and professionals alike. And an impressive amount of those injuries, as high as 25%, affect the fingers and hands. Impressive as it is, it makes sense that finger […]

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How to Prevent a Repetitive Strain Injury from Your Favorite Sport

Are you still suffering from repeated injuries in your favorite sport? Do you keep trying to return to the field or court but find yourself sidelined by injuries? There is no doubt about it. Continuing a train of injuries can be one of the most frustrating experiences as an outdoor enthusiast and athlete. When you […]

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Top 10 Sports-Related Athlete Injuries in the Hands and Wrist

Did you know that sports injuries affect around 3.5 million teens and children each year? While adolescents are not the only demographic at risk from sports injuries, they usually engage in many athletic events. Athlete injuries are orthopedic issues that can push someone out of playing in a sport or athletic event. Certain groups of […]

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What Type of Finger Injury Is It? An introductory Guide for Patients

Hands endure a lot. More than 900,000 workers sustained a workplace injury in 2018. More than 120,000 workers injured their hands, making hand injuries the second most common form of injury. A hand injury is often a finger injury. Fingers are small yet packed with tissues that become damaged. It can be hard to tell […]

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5 Ways to Avoid a Finger Tendon Injury That Need Surgery

Every year in the United States, patients across the country suffer 33 million musculoskeletal injuries. These can be extremely painful and have a huge impact on your ability to work and carry out basic daily tasks. But did you know that the majority of these injuries involve tendons? In fact, 50% of musculoskeletal injuries involve […]

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15 Effective Wrist, Hand and Finger Exercises for Preventing Injuries

Your hands, fingers, and wrists are an important part of your daily life. We use them every day for almost any task. Driving, cooking, typing, using a phone, reading a book, picking up our children all require healthy hands and wrists. Injuries and pain in your hands can be incredibly debilitating, so it is important to […]

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Jammed Finger 101: Symptoms, Treatment Options and Causes

Finger injuries are no laughing matter. In fact, more than 100 million Americans go to the emergency room every year for hand and finger injuries. Experiencing problems with your fingers can mean time away from work, loads of pain, and difficulty accomplishing daily tasks. If you think you happen to have a jammed finger, it’s […]

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