Broken Knuckle Guide

There are a number of ways that you can sustain one or more broken knuckle. A broken knuckle can be very painful and have several complications if the injury was severe or medical treatment was not sought quickly after the accident. While many people don’t think of a broken knuckle as such a major injury, damaging the metacarpal bone can cause some serious problems and involve substantial recovery time. Our guide cover how a broken knuckle can be sustained, the possible complications, and some of the common treatments available.

What is a Broken Knuckle?

Normally, a broken knuckle is the result of injuries received whilst a fist is clenched, such as punching, which commonly results in a broken pinky knuckle. However, a broken knuckle can also be sustained in other accidents, such as vehicle accidents or falls.

You should be able to identify quickly if your knuckle is broken as the area will likely become swollen and bruised, along with being very painful. A sunken knuckle can also be a sign of a broken knuckle, but it is not a guaranteed indication. In all cases, if you think that your knuckle is broken, it is important to get the advice of a broken knuckle NHS expert to ensure that you get the right treatment for your broken knuckle.

What Helpful Free Broken Knuckle Treatment Could I be Eligible For?

Suffering from a broken knuckle could mean that you are eligible for free treatments like a medical compression, a sling, or ice packs to help with swelling. People all over the UK are eligible to claim for additional free treatment which can greatly aid their recovery. To see if you’re eligible for any of the treatments available, you can contact our team today.

Are There Any Complications with Broken Knuckles?

There are a lot of complications that can occur in the case of severe broken knuckle injuries and a broken knuckle that has been left untreated. These can result in increased pain and stiffness, along with the requirement of further treatment. Some of the most problematic complications include:

  • Mal-union
  • Delayed Union
  • Infection
  • Non-union

Am I Eligible for Any Free Private Treatment?

Whether you’re suffering from a sunken knuckle, bruised knuckle, or a broken finger knuckle, you may be able to receive additional free medical treatment. Depending on your location in the UK, there is an extensive range of treatments available that are completely free, such as physiotherapy.

Access to the treatments can help you to recover from your broken knuckle quickly, whether the injury involves a sunken knuckle metacarpal, or you require a broken knuckle cast. You can contact us today to see which treatments are in your local area, and which you may qualify for.

Is There a Way That I Can Recover Safer and Hopefully Faster?

A fast and safe recovery after a broken knuckle or sunken knuckle can be helped by undertaking sessions with a trained physiotherapist. Many UK nationals are able to receive physiotherapy treatments for free. If you call our team today, we can help you to find out whether you can claim physiotherapy sessions for free, and what other treatments may be open to you.

Contact Us to See If You Are Eligible for Free Private Treatment

There are lots of different types of private medical treatment available in the UK for free, many people just don’t realise that they are eligible to receive it for a bruised knuckle or broken knuckle. Depending on the severity of your injury, you could be eligible to receive physiotherapy or assistance from an orthopaedic. In addition to this, you could also be eligible to receive medical supplies, such as a free sling to help you recover safely.

If you want more information about the free treatments available in the UK for broken knuckles, please don’t hesitate to contact Medical Expert on 020 3870 4868. Our friendly and professional team will chat with you about your injury and inform you of the treatment options available, along with your eligibility. The whole process is incredibly quick, yet the free treatment you could receive could set you on the right path to considerably reducing your recovery time.