Re: Hyperextended, sprained ring finger

Ice shouldn't be causing unbearable pain. Don't put it directly on the skin. Use an ice pack with a thin towel - dishtowel thickness is ideal. 10 mins on, 10 mins off, then another 10 mins on. Antiinflammatories will decrease swelling and improve joint mobility while it's healing (if you do take meds, be more careful to not overexert and interrupt the healing process). Wait on the squeezeball until you can move your fingers with very light weight w/o any pain.

Posted By Hal on March 19, 2009 at 11:54:50:

In Reply to: Hyperextended, sprained ring finger posted by Christi on January 16, 2008 at 13:58:52:

Unique design guides and centers the glenohumeral joint promoting mobility but inhibiting rotation. Aids in preventing the subluxing shoulder.

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