RICE & MICE: Black and blue nails

Have you ever slammed your finger in a car door? Ever hit your finger while hammering? Ever dropped something on your toe? You know the excruciating pain that that causes; the feeling that your entire heart is crammed into the tip of your finger (or toe) and it might just burst from the pressure, but it doesn’t, so there is no relief. In Wayne Simmonds case, a puck shot by Claude Giroux made a beeline for the tip of his finger. Yeah, he knows the feeling.  The medical term for these black and blue nails is subungual hematoma. This is …