Protect the digit with buddy strapping to the adjacent finger, to neutralize lateral forces on the finger.
See patient after 5 days and 10 days of surgery.
The patient can begin active motion (flexion and extension) immediately after surgery.
The implants may need to be removed in cases of soft-tissue irritation.
In case of joint stiffness, or tendon adhesion’s restricting finger movement, tenolysis, or arthrolysis become necessary. In these circumstances, take the opportunity to remove the implants.