Finger Deformity

Finger Deformity

What is Finger Deformity?

Finger Deformity sometime also known as Swan neck Deformity, is a disease or injury that disturb the balance of the ligament and tendon of the finger causing it to be deform.


Symptoms of Finger Deformity

  • Swan-like shap of the finger

 


Causes of Finger Deformity

  • Inflammation from injury or disease
  • Hyper-Extended PIP joint
  • Flexed DIP joint
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

 


Treatment for Finger Deformity

  • Using a finger splint
  • Strengthen and increase the flexiblity of your finger by exercising it

 


Surgery is needed when:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis is the cause
  • Tendon is severed
  • Bone fragment is placed from its normal position
  • Condition does not improve with splinting

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

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