Advanced Rheumatology Center

Trigger Finger

Trigger finger is a condition in which a finger or thumb catches in a bent position. Trigger finger is caused by a narrowing of the sheath that surrounds the tendon in the affected finger; it is often painful.  A finger or thumb may straighten with a snap, hence its name, like a trigger being pulled and released.

Treatment of trigger finger varies depending on the severity; Dr. Hirsh, Dr. Singh, Dr. Galvez, and Dr. Raheem are specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of trigger finger.

For more information, please visit the Mayo Clinic.

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