Trigger Finger

Dealing with Trigger Finger: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Trigger finger, also known as stenosing tenosynovitis, is a common hand condition characterized by the locking or catching of a finger or thumb in a bent position. This condition occurs when inflammation narrows the space within the tendon sheath surrounding the affected finger, causing the tendon to catch and release with a "triggering" sensation. Trigger [...]

2023-09-18T23:54:13-04:00September 18th, 2023|General Blog, Trigger Finger|

Addressing Trigger Finger: Causes, Symptoms, and Effective Treatment Strategies

Trigger finger, medically known as stenosing tenosynovitis, is a painful and potentially debilitating condition affecting the tendons in the hand. It occurs when the tendons responsible for bending the fingers become irritated, causing the affected finger to become locked in a bent position. If left untreated, trigger finger may progress and significantly hinder the patient's [...]

2023-09-11T22:37:48-04:00September 11th, 2023|General Blog, Trigger Finger|

Understanding Trigger Finger: Causes, Symptoms, and Effective Treatment Options

Trigger finger, or stenosing tenosynovitis, is a common and often painful condition that affects hand functionality and overall quality of life. The condition occurs when the tendon sheath, which houses the tendons responsible for finger and thumb movements, becomes inflamed or irritated. This irritation leads to a narrowing of the tendon sheath, ultimately causing the [...]

2023-08-15T23:52:36-04:00August 15th, 2023|General Blog, Trigger Finger|

3 Easy Ways to Handle and Treat Your Trigger Finger

Trigger finger, also identified as stenosing tenosynovitis, is a condition that affects the flexor tendons of the fingers and thumb. It is characterized by a catching or clicking sensation and difficulty bending or straightening the finger. This condition can be painful and interfere with everyday activities like typing or gripping objects. Fortunately, treatments are available [...]

2023-03-22T22:55:42-04:00March 22nd, 2023|General Blog, Trigger Finger|

What to Do When Trigger Finger Pain is Severe or Persistent

If you are suffering from persistent or severe trigger finger pain, there are certain steps you can take to help alleviate the discomfort and improve your overall health. Trigger finger is a condition caused by inflammation of the tendons in the finger which can cause pain, stiffness, and swelling. Here are seven ways to address [...]

2023-02-15T20:04:00-05:00February 15th, 2023|General Blog, Trigger Finger|

Here Are 12 Must-Try Exercise Treatments for Trigger Finger

Our hands help us communicate, create, build, and explore the world. Unfortunately, because of the nature of other jobs, excessive use can lead to painful conditions like trigger fingers.  This condition occurs when swelling occurs in or around the hand's tendon, causing pain and potentially limiting movement in the thumb and fingers. Fortunately, treatment for [...]

2023-01-18T21:50:27-05:00January 18th, 2023|General Blog, Trigger Finger|

Diagnosing Trigger Finger: What You Need to Know

People throw around the term "trigger finger" casually. Little did these people know it's an actual condition that can be extremely painful. Trigger finger is the common name for a condition medically known as stenosing tenosynovitis. It gets its name from how the affected finger can get stuck in a bent position, which is very [...]

2022-12-07T22:02:06-05:00December 7th, 2022|Trigger Finger|

Trigger Finger: What Causes It and What are Your Treatment Options?

Do you know what trigger fingers are? This is a common condition seen among hand surgeons. Essentially, a trigger finger is a swollen tendon along the palm side of the finger that causes pain. It prevents the finger from bending and straightening smoothly and normally.  The tendon becomes so swollen that it resembles a trigger [...]

2022-07-05T23:41:56-04:00July 5th, 2022|Trigger Finger|

Basic Care: What You Need to Know about Trigger Finger

We often dismiss our hand pain like arthritis, but most of the time, we misdiagnose ourselves. If you check the symptoms, you will realize that you have a trigger finger. It is one of the most poorly understood conditions. Thankfully, it is not a life-threatening disease, but it can drastically alter your life. You will [...]

2022-06-01T20:57:07-04:00June 1st, 2022|Trigger Finger|
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