Trigger Thumb

Trigger finger also known as “Stenosing Tenosynovitis” is a condition that causes pain, stiffness, and a sensation of locking or catching when the finger is bent and straightened.

The ring finger and thumb are most affected by the trigger finger. If the thumb is affected the condition is termed as ‘Trigger Thumb’.

Either medical conditions such as Diabetes and Rheumatoid arthritis or Forceful hand activities lead to Trigger fingers.

A tender lump at the base of the affected finger, pain while catching, popping, or locking sensation with finger movement are symptoms of trigger finger.

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