So keep on moving it - as much as possible. Be careful about leaving it splinted too long
, consider buddy taping index to middle finger. Also - how
is your middle finger? You also need to be careful about damaging that finger by prolonged immobilization. ALthough my pinky finger was busted, after my prolonged splinting, I lost about 70% movement in my ring finger.
Yes, my Doc was a total moron. But like you, I'm thinking - it's a pinky - whats the big deal.