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Finger Dislocation Causes & Risks


A dislocated finger is usually caused by:

  • A jamming force applied to the end of the finger
  • Finger being forcefully twisted or bent
  • Finger being overextended

Risk Factors

A risk factor is something that increases your chance of getting a dislocated finger. Risk factors include:

  • Contact sports
  • Previous finger dislocation or sprain
  • Catching a ball on the tip of the finger

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