What Causes Your Hand And Index Fingers To Lock Up?

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Definition

Smashed fingers is an injury involving trauma to one or more fingers.


Alternative Names

Finger(s) - smashed; Crushed digits


Considerations

If an injury to a finger occurs at the tip and does not involve the joint or nail bed, you may not need the help of a doctor. If the tip of your finger bone is broken, your doctor may not recommend a splint.

If the injury is more towards the palm or involved the joint, be sure to seek medical help right away.


Causes

Finger(s) can be smashed by a hammer...

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