Broken Finger (cont.)
Broken Finger Self-Care at Home
Make a splint (immobilize the finger: a popsicle stick or pen may be placed next to the finger with something wrapped around the stick and the finger).
Apply ice to the injured finger on the way to the emergency department. Do not apply ice directly to the skin. Put a towel between the ice and the finger.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/30/2015
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