When you break your finger, your whole hand can become out of alignment. Check out this injury information from OrthoInfo.
Anatomy: Your hand consists of 27 bones. 14 of them are in your fingers.
Symptoms: Swelling, tenderness, bruising, deformity and inability to move.
Nonsurgical- Your doctor will put your bone back into place with a splint or cast while it heals.
Surgical- If your fracture is severe, your may need surgery and devices like pins, screws or wire.
Rehab: Once your doctor determines that it is okay to move your finger, exercises will help reduce your finger’s stiffness and swelling.