crushed index finger dip joint

What treatment is available to fix a crushed dip joint? the x-ray physician mentioned a plastic joint. What is involved and what does it cost? My finger hurts when I use it and sometimes swells and of course looks bad.

Posted By mary on October 20, 2008 at 22:47:49:

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Knitted ankle support incorporating an anatomically contoured silicone insert lying posterior to the medial and lateral malleolus and over the front of the foot. Used to reduce swelling and soreness.

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