The fingers or digits of the hand are involved in performing various tasks throughout the day. Be it fine movements such as typing, writing, and painting or gross movements such as lifting weights, the fingers are involved in doing them all. The hand has 27 bones, 27 joints, 34 muscles and tendons, nerves, and blood vessels. Read more: How Can I Relieve Middle Finger Pain? Article
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The most common causes of broken fingers are a traumatic injury to the finger or fingers such as playing sports, injury in the workplace, falls, and accidents. Treatment for a broken finger may be as simple as buddy taping the broken finger to the adjacent finger, or if the fracture is more serious, surgery. Fingers are the most commonly injured part of the hand.
A dislocation is an injury that forces bones out of their normal position. Symptoms and signs of dislocated fingers include pain, deformity, and swelling and an inability to move the finger. Treatment involves reducing the joint to move the bones back to their normal position and then splinting the joint to protect it while it heals.
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