Hello, recently Ive been lifting weights on my left hand. All of a sudden I felt a huge amount of pain on the lower end of my index finger. It feels like something is popping outward. I was wondering if you can send me a video of a possible method of putting it back.
I went to the chiropractor and he had two theories. He thought at first it was a calcium build up around that so I began getting Ultrasound/Laser treatment with no type of improvement doesn't feel like inflammation neither. Another doctor in the same office said it might be a bone. He said like the knees, held by mostly muscle, at least the part I was pointing at. He then said back in the day people used to use the "book" something technique i forget the name. Smack it back into place. He said its hard to heal on its own because over time muscle compensate by healing around it.
I read your question and i understand your concern. That is called callous bone. Get the radiographs done and let your ortho experts decide what is best. Both conservative and aggressive approaches can be opted from depending on the severity of the pain. Avoid lifting heavy weights for a while.
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