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View Poll Results: Have you ever had finger problems from throwing discs?
No, maybe I'm just lucky. 41 51.90%
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Old 07-22-2017, 09:04 PM
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Both a callus on the inside of the second knuckle, and a blister on the inside pad of my middle finger from using the Bonapane grip.
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Old 07-22-2017, 09:38 PM
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Nope. Been playing 13 years, about 150-175 rounds/yr; never had finger pain, soreness or other issues.
I've developed a slight callus on my right index finger, but you have to look closely at both my index fingers to notice it.
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Old 07-22-2017, 10:20 PM
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going through one right now where my middle finger puts pressure on the underside of the flight plate and it is painful to throw power shots and putt
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Old 07-23-2017, 01:05 AM
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No. I play dg lefty and guitar righty. The callouses (or calli) seem to compliment each other.

Now catching and defending in ultimate caused many burst blood vessels and other finger injuries.

I second Noill's advice. Toughen them up bucko's.
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Old 07-27-2017, 04:12 PM
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I already have mild to moderate neuropathy especially in my left/throwing hand. but other than a lack of feeling the most I get is a slight callus along the outside of my pointer finger. And only then when I was playing daily and really ripping my FH. That said, the neuropathy seriously impacts my "touch" game and putting.
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Old 07-27-2017, 06:16 PM
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I guess my years of intense flyfishing toughened my index finger. Play 4-5 rounds/week and haven't even had a sore finger. I did however find a slim calli on the index finger after reading this thread.
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Old 07-28-2017, 09:49 AM
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I use a nail file to smooth out the callouses and a quality lotion to keep my fingers from drying out/cracking.
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Old 07-28-2017, 12:22 PM
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Quote:
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I always have a callous on my index finger which I don't consider an issue.
This.
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Old 07-28-2017, 02:24 PM
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My problem is that occasionally after I release my disc, my thumb and index finger will snap together violently. And if my thumb isn't in a good spot on the top of the disc, the two fingers will slide past one another and the nail on my index finger will cut the top of my thumb. Took me forever to diagnose the problem. I feel like you shouldn't be getting cuts on the top of your thumb while throwing hahaha.
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Old 07-28-2017, 03:05 PM
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Stack fork grip. Have had problems with my pinky. Usually during the first driving practice of the summer, when my fingers aren't yet used to it.
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