Trigger finger is a painful and distinct condition characterized by the catching or locking of fingers. One or more fingers can get stuck in a bent position and can snap straight. The condition occurs when the affected tendon is inflamed.

Trigger finger is also known as stenosing tenosynovitis. It is a common condition with more than 200,000 US cases per year. People with diabetes or arthritis, women, and people who engage in regular and pervasive activities involving hand strain are all at higher risk.

Signs and Symptoms

  • Finger catching and locking
  • Stiffness
  • Swelling
  • Popping or clicking sensation
  • Tenderness and soreness
  • Usually worse in the morning

Treatment options
Trigger finger is a painful condition. Seek treatment options if you feel you have symptoms matching the above described to maintain your health.

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Columbia, Missouri 65201

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