Skier's Thumb Topic Guide
Skier's Thumb: Skier's thumb describes an injury of the soft tissue that connects the bones of the thumb together. Symptoms of skier's thumb include pain at the base of the thumb, swelling, bruising, tenderness to touch, pain in the wrist, thumb pain that worsens with movement in all directions. Skier's thumb can be treated at home with RICE, however, in certain cases surgery may be necessary.
Finger Injuries Finger injuries can vary from small cuts, lacerations, puncture wounds, broken bones, dislocations, sprains, strains, nerve injuries, jammed fingers, and animal or human bites. A person may experience bleeding, bruising, deformity, swelling, redness, or pus there is infection. Treatment for a finger injury depends on the type and severity of the injury.