Hand & Wrist Conditions

Fingertip injury

What is a fingertip injury?

The fingertip is the area past the last joint of the finger. Tips are easily caught in doors, machines or kitchen utensils etc. Fingertip injury can involve skin only, but also bone, nail, nerve or tendon.

Treatment for finger tip injuries

Depending on the severity of the injury, wound care, fingertip repair or nail bed repair may be required to give the best functional and aesthetic result with the quickest return to normal use.