With baseball, an ever-popular sport among children, injuries caused by the game are common. Baseball finger is an injury caused when a baseball hits the hand and bends the finger down toward the palm of the hand. When the finger is bent beyond its normal range of motion, rupture of the tendon controlling movement of that finger can occur, sometimes with small bone chips breaking off as well.
Baseball finger is a painful injury.
If you suspect that you have injured your hand in a baseball accident you should stop play immediately and seek medical attention.
A consultation with an orthopedic surgeon is the fastest and safest way to diagnose baseball finger. If you feel you are suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome, request and appointment today.