Make a splint for a broken index finger with a pen or Popsicle stick. Lay the pen or Popsicle stick alongside the finger, wrapping tape around both of them to form the splint, directs WebMD. More » Health Conditions & Diseases Breaks & Sprains

A slight tremor of the finger, thumb or hand is one of the typical early warning symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, according to National Parkinson Foundation. Other signs include a twitching chin or lip, a trembling leg, ... More »

Men typically have longer ring fingers than index fingers due to an increased exposure to testosterone while in the embryonic phase of development. The reverse is true for women, who typically have longer index fingers t... More »

To put a temporary splint on a broken pinky finger, place a pen next to the finger, then wrap something around it to hold the finger in place, says WebMD. A popsicle stick also works in place of the pen. This is only a t... More »

To treat mallet finger with a splint, it is important to wear a splint all of the time for three to eight weeks, depending on the severity of the condition, according to MedlinePlus. Following that, wear the splint for a... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Breaks & Sprains

To speed up the healing process for a broken wrist, stop smoking, eat a good diet, watch your intake of calcium and stick to the treatment plan, states Talking to the doctor about other methods of treatment is... More »

Doctors initially treat an elbow fracture using pain medication, ice, a splint and a sling to keep the elbow from moving out of position, states the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. The severity of the fracture ... More »