Nancy Naughton OTD, OTR/L, CHT

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Treatment for Mallet Finger

Posted by Nancy Naughton OTD, OTR/L, CHT on Wed, Jul 08,2015 @ 10:25 AM

From professional athletes to homemakers, mallet finger, also known as “baseball finger” is a common injury of the finger. A mallet finger injury often occurs from a direct trauma to the tip of an extended finger which causes a disruption of the tendon responsible for extending the distal phalangeal joint (DIPJ). A mallet finger can occur with or without a fracture or bony avulsion

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