Fracture of the Thumb

A break, especially the breaking of a bone or cartilage in the thumb.

  • Pain in the thumb
  • Swelling in the thumb
  • Loss of ROM in the thumb
  • Bruising
  • Possible deformity in the thumb
  • Pain with gripping
  • Direct blow
  • Fall
  • Twisting or muscle contractions
  • Period of immobilization
  • Progress to ROM and stretching exercises
  • Hand intrinsic muscle strengthening
  • Upper extremity strengthening
Fracture of the Thumb Phase I

Purchase Phase

  • Finger Flexor Stretch
  • Finger Extensor Stretch
  • Finger Self Mobilization
  • Soft Tissue Mobilization Finger
  • Ice Massage Finger
  • Tendon Gliding
  • Blocking
  • Thumb Flexor Stretch Yoga

Fracture of the Thumb Phase II

Purchase Phase

  • Putty Scales
  • Putty Gripping
  • Rice Hand Opening Closing
  • Static Grasp

Fracture of the Thumb Phase III

Purchase Phase

  • Ulnar Radial Deviation
  • Rice Wrist Flexion And Extension
  • Wrist Curls
  • Rice Wrist Pronation Supination
  • Rice Hand Opening Closing
  • Eccentric Wrist Flexion
  • Eccentric Wrist Extension