In May of 2015, I dislocated my middle finger on my right hand doing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. I had previously jammed and injured the finger multiple times, but in this instance, I had a total finger dislocation.
I subsequently went on to injure the same finger multiple times over the following 8-12 months. Despite acute efforts to heal the finger, I was unable to keep it from continuing to dislocate.
Below is my experience with physicians on the subject, how I was able to treat the finger, and my strategy for training through the injury. Additionally, I describe a little bit more about the nature of my particular injury.
Tyler is an award-winning entrepreneur, former athlete, and founder of several successful online publications about sports, health, and well-being. Tyler has both a storied career in business and as an author/writer — contributing to publications like Forbes, The Harvard Business Review, The New York Post, and many more. A former competitive athlete, Tyler is now the founder of InjuryHealthBlog.com.