Swan Neck Deformity Mallet Finger Physical Therapy

Injury to the extensor mechanism at the distal interphalangeal (DIP) joint can lead to mallet finger also known as “baseball finger” or “drop finger.” If left untreated,mallet finger can lead to a swan neck deformity from PIP joint hyper extension and DIP joint flexion.

A common cause of swan neck deformity is rheumatoid arthritis. While there are several potential causes of swan neck deformity, the most common cause is rheumatoid arthritis.

Swan Neck Deformity Mallet Finger

Physical Therapy for Swan Neck Deformity of the Finger

Physical Therapy for Swan Neck Deformity of the Finger

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