Advice 1: What if a broken finger

The case when a broken finger, is called a dislocation. It is quite rare, due to great mobility of the fingers and the stability of their joints. Dislocations of the fingers and account for 17% of all cases of dislocation. They generally occur after an indirect trauma, shock or sudden strong muscle contractions.
What if a broken finger
For dislocation of the thumb is characterized by sharp pain, limitation and impossibility of movement of a joint, changing its shape. When you try to play the motion in the joint pain increases sharply.

First aid in case of open dislocation of the thumb lies in the imposition of antiseptic dressings. If the dislocation is closed, or wrap the brush in a thick layer of cotton and not tight primenjuje finger to the brush. This must be done so that the position of the broken finger did not change when movement and shocks. To the affected area can be applied a hot water bottle with cold water or ice. You can use cold water soaked towel.

The dislocation should be reduced immediately. Therefore, the victim should seek help from a doctor.

The most common cases here are a dislocated thumb. The elimination of this dislocation, the surgeon makes an under the influence of anesthesia or conduction anesthesia.

Rarely dislocated 1 finger to straighten the normal method fails (for example, if you pinched the tendons of the long flexor of the finger, torn ligaments or joint capsule). In this situation, the reduction occurs by means of surgical intervention.

After elimination of dislocation of the thumb the last fixed wire bus Böhler (or Palmar splint made of plaster) and leave it for 7-10 days. After that the patient are appointed massage, physiotherapy and physiotherapy. The ability to work the finger is restored in about a month.

Much rarer dislocations at the metacarpophalangeal joints of 2-5 fingers and dislocations in the interphalangeal joints. Fundamental differences in the treatment of these dislocations from the rest is not. Their elimination also takes place under local anesthesia.

After reduction is applied to the tire of Thighs in two weeks. Further prescribe a course of rehabilitation therapy. The ability to work is returned no earlier than after 4-5 weeks.

If not promptly seek help to the doctor, chronic dislocations always are removed by surgical treatment (arthroplasty). Sometimes it is necessary to perform arthrodesis of the joint in a functionally advantageous position.

Advice 2: What if hands and feet are always cold

Several reasons due to which the hands and feet are always cold. What diseases can cause circulatory disorders and what to do for healthy people who demonstrate increased sensitivity to cold hands and feet.
How to warm up cold hands
Constantly cold hands and feet are a problem on first glance frivolous. However, this is unlikely to agree to those who cannot keep warm even in the heat and for whom warm socks – a mandatory attribute of summer. Freezing limbs indicate blood circulation disorders: spasm of the blood vessels or slow blood flow in capillaries. The causes of this condition can be quite harmless, and very serious.

Why hands and feet always stay cold?



In the first place this condition before heavy smokers and those suffering from vascular dystonia (VVD). Smokers can restore the normal operation of vessels, if you once refuse from harmful habits. In the case of VSD, things are a little more difficult, because often doctors can't identify the causes of this condition. In addition to cold hands and feet of vegetative-vascular dystonia is accompanied by such symptoms as dizziness, high or low blood pressure, fatigue, irritability, pain in the heart area. VSD develops on the background of many diseases of the endocrine and nervous system, so the above symptoms is a good reason to visit a neurologist and endocrinologist.

Often the fingers and toes are freezing due to lack of iron in the body, which is the main component of hemoglobin, the protein transporting oxygen. Iron deficiency leads to disruption of energy metabolism and disorders of thermoregulation, resulting in the temperature reduction of the extremities and constant feeling of coldness. To check the level of hemoglobin, you can use the clinical blood test: normal ratio should be 120 g/L. to Compensate for the deficiency of iron in the body is possible through diet and receiving iron supplements on prescription.
A large amount of iron is found in liver, red meat, seafood, fruits and vegetables rich in vitamin C.


Hypofunction of the thyroid gland is accompanied by a slowing of metabolic processes and reducing the overall tone. People with hypothyroidism complain of drowsiness, weakness, hair loss and increased sensitivity to cold. Consultation of the endocrinologist, thyroid ultrasound and a blood test for hormones help to clarify the situation and to start adequate treatment.

Freezing hands and feet can be a symptom of diabetes – a disease that causes many severe complications. In order to identify this disease, you need at least once in two or three years to pass the test of tolerance of glucose.

Cold hands and feet in normal condition



If the owner of the cold hands and feet did not reveal any diseases, he can advise:
• To organize the food: the food should contain the right amount of proteins, fats and carbohydrates.
Food is useful to add spices that have a warming effect (garlic, ginger, chili).

• Start the day with gentle exercise – this will help to improve blood circulation.
• To strengthen the blood vessels to take a contrast shower.
• Do not wear tight clothes and shoes, so as not to disturb the heat transfer.
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