Key Points: Trigger Finger Treatments
Type of Anaesthetic:
Length of Procedure:
around 30 mins
Nights in Hospital:
Time off Work: 0-2 weeks
Back to Normal: around 3 weeks
Trigger Finger generally results from inflammation within a tendon sheath, restricting tendon motion. A bump (nodule) also may form.
Signs & Symptoms
Signs and symptoms of trigger finger may progress from mild to severe and include:
Trigger Finger more commonly affects your thumb or your middle or ring finger. More than one finger may be affected at a time, and both hands might be involved. Triggering is usually more pronounced in the morning, while firmly grasping an object or when straightening your finger.
What Treatments are available?
Trigger Finger treatment varies depending on its severity and duration.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs — such as ibuprofen — may relieve the pain but are unlikely to relieve the swelling constricting the tendon sheath or trapping the tendon.
Conservative noninvasive treatments may include:
Surgical and Invasive Procedures:
If your symptoms are severe or if conservative treatments haven't helped, you may benefit from:
If you experience any symptoms that you are concerned about please don't hesitate to Contact Us
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