What You Should Know About Identifying and Treating a Broken ThumbUploader: Grotaur 2 month ago Subscribe 7
Immobilization of your hand with a splint can help if you know someone with the proper knowledge to do so. While a sprain is not a medical emergency, a doctor can confirm that the thumb is not broken and ensure that a person receives proper treatment. Not Helpful 25 Helpful MNT is the registered trade mark of Healthline Media. Bone Fractures Finger Health. The first step in diagnosis is an x-ray which goes a long way in looking for position of broken bones in the thumb.