Hand Injuries Topic Guide
Hand Injuries: Hand injuries can be divided into six categories. 1) cuts and lacerations, 2) fractures and dislocations, 3) soft tissue injuries and amputations, 4) infections, 5) burns, and 6) high pressure injuries. Treatment of hand injuries depend on the type of injury.
Boxer's Fracture A boxer's fracture is a break through the bones of the hands that form the knuckles. Boxer's fractures usually occur from a person punching another person (fist fight), a wall, or other hard object. Most boxer's fractures require medical attention.