Alternate Names : Crushed Fingers
Smashed fingers occur when fingers are caught between heavy objects. Damage
may occur to one or more fingers, most often the thumb.
What are the causes and risks of the injury?
Fingers can be smashed doing almost any activity. For instance, fingers can get
smashed when doing the following activities:
closing a car door
closing a desk drawer
playing baseball or other sports
working with a hammer
working with pieces of wood or concrete blocks