Finger Injuries - Causes

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Published: June 28

I was chasing my niece around the couch when I lost my balance and before I hit the floor I tried to catch myself ramming my pinky finger into the couch. It bruised up for a month or two and now the bruising is gone but in the mornings my finger is constricted closed and it is getting harder every day to get it to open..

Published: September 15

I was in a fire at 7 months of age and have had a crooked pinky finger all of my life; I am 61. Lately it has been bothering me, painful since I cannot straighten it! I saw a hand specialist who said to leave it alone as it was a tendon issue that would be made worse with surgery, and I will have loss of motion..