Trigger finger

 

 

Trigger finger, also known as stenosing tenosynovitis, is a condition in which one of your fingers gets stuck in a bent position. Your finger may straighten with a snap — like a trigger being pulled and released.

People whose work or hobbies require repetitive gripping actions are at higher risk of developing trigger finger. The condition is also more common in women and in anyone with diabetes. Treatment of trigger finger varies depending on the severity. It occurs when inflammation narrows the space within the space that surrounds the tendon in the finger. If trigger finger is severe, your finger may become locked in a bent position.


To help relieve your trigger finger pain, we recommend a Transdermal Pain Gel that contains medications typically given by mouth. Take the first step toward relief today, and fill out the medication request form.

 

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