The common cause of finger joint pain is strain or sprain, dislocated finger joint, fracture and break of the finger bone, rheumatoid arthritis, metastasis in bone tissue. Give enough rest to the finger joints from any activity that aggravates the pain, apply a cold pack at the injury site, topical and oral pain medications, and tap the painful finger with a healthy finger to provide additional support. Some physical therapy help relieves pain.
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I sprained my little finger, and now I am experiencing discomfort in the finger joints. Should I consult a physiotherapist?
Query: Hello doctor, I have recently sprained my little finger playing netball. A few weeks later, I sprained my ring finger while playing netball, and now I am experiencing discomfort in the joints where the fingers connect to the hand. The discomfort feels like bruising. Just wondering if it could be any... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your concern. I feel the pain in your fingers is due to sprained ligaments, so do not worry. Keep icing your fingers frequently, once every two hours for 15 minutes. Taping it will definitely help you to heal that area faster. Mild kneading over your forearm w... Read Full »
Why am I not able to fold my finger since I injured it?
Query: Hi doctor, Before few days, I got a hit in my finger with a tennis ball. I am not able to hold my finger from that time. I thought it was normal and applied ice over it. Also, I am using an ointment given by the doctor. It has been two days now and still, I am not able to fold my fingers. As ther... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. First of all, after applying ice for 10 to 15 minutes ask someone to hold your finger from your hand to the first joint. As there are three joints in the finger, ask them to move the first joint slowly without disturbing the second joint a... Read Full »