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How long is the recovery for Jersey finger?

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02/25/2008

Treatment is always surgical (repair of the avulsed FDP tendon). The finger is kept in a splint for 6 weeks and then exercises can begin. However forceful activities such as sports are avoided for at least 3 months following the operation. Dr. Ioannis Karnezis MD,FRCS, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Athens, Greece