Diagnosing Hand Sprains & Strains | NYU Langone Health - thumb metacarpal strain injury

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Sprained Thumb | Symptoms, treatment, rehabilitation & taping | SportsMD thumb metacarpal strain injury


Most thumb sprains involve the ulnar collateral ligament, which is located on the inside of the knuckle joint. A tear to this ligament can make your thumb feel.

A sprain can occur when a ligament in the thumb is injured or torn. Ligaments connect two bones, forming a joint. A sprain can be very painful.

A thumb sprain is much less serious than a broken thumb because the your thumb near your palm at the metacarpophalangeal joint (MCPJ).