Signs Of A Jammed Finger

A jammed finger can pretty much occur from any force or repetitive stress injury. This is a very painful injury that can potentially decrease someone’s overall productivity.

Signs Of A Jammed Finger

  • Edema
  • Pain with or without movement
  • Decreased or loss of mobility
  • Poor joint movement
  • Redness
  • Mild to moderate pain, which worsen with movement


The best treatment for a jammed finger is the RICE therapy. This acronym stands for rest, ice, compression, and elevation. You can also utilize kinesiology tape to stabilize the injured finger. Just tape two or three fingers together securely, but avoid restricting blood flow.


To learn more about how to unjam a finger, please click here.