Trigger finger is a painful condition that is associated with
aging. It also affects people who have existing conditions like gout, diabetes
mellitus, and rheumatoid arthritis. While the trigger finger is not
life-threatening, it offers serious discomfort.
Over the last couple of years, the condition has become prevalent among people over 60 years in Singapore and other parts of the world. If you are one of them, it is critical that you take prompt action to learn as much as you can about it, and the best way to address it. In your quest to address it for good, questions like – What is trigger finger? What causes it? What are its signs and symptoms? What is the best treatment option for it? And many more are likely going to come to your mind. Don’t despair when they do, as a lot of research has been carried out over the years to learn about this condition. The result of this research has indeed been fruitful as there are answers to basically every question about trigger finger and its treatment.
The following article by memc unveils the answers to some common questions about trigger finger.
Common Questions about Trigger Finger: What is it?
finger (also known as stenosing tenosynovitis) is a condition in which one
experiences pain and swelling over the base of the thumb or finger. This is
associated with a jerking, snapping, or clicking when one extends the affected
digit from a fully clenched position Read more
You likely now know the answers to some frequently asked questions
about trigger finger like-what causes it? Why you should see a hand surgeon if
you have it and some non-surgical procedures to address it. Even after knowing
all these, you might still be curious, or not fully understand some part of it.
Well, if that is the case, you are going to benefit from the next article.
The following article by Fraser J. Leversedge, MD Rachel Rohde, MD is a comprehensive guide that contains everything you need to know about trigger finger.
finger is a condition that causes pain, stiffness, and a sensation of locking,
or catching when you bend and straighten your finger. The condition is also
known as “stenosing tenosynovitis.” The ring finger and thumb are most often
affected by trigger finger Read more
You surely now have a clear picture of the signs, causes, and
treatment of trigger finger. But do you know the best way to address it for
good? Do you know of some complications
that could arise after treating it? Do you know how to prevent? If you don’t,
you are going to benefit from the next article, as it contains the answers to
these questions and many more.
The following article by DiseasesDic shed light on some important things you probably didn’t know about the treatment and prevention of trigger finger.
Finger- Causes, Complications, and Treatment
finger or stenosing tenosynovitis is a condition that involves one of the
fingers or thumbs becoming stuck in a bent position and then rapidly
straightened like the trigger of a gun. This condition is caused by a narrowing
of the sheath that surrounds the tendons in the finger. Read more
You likely now know some easy ways to prevent trigger finger, like
exercising and not overusing it, especially if you have rheumatoid arthritis or
diabetes. You also now know some complications that may arise after a trigger
finger surgery like infection, severe pain, nerve damage, just to name a few.
Trigger finger is a condition that must never be ignored, and for
good reasons. You see, not treating it early will likely make it worse and
difficult to treat. The best cause of action, therefore, is to address it as
soon as possible.
Of course, there are a lot of surgical and non-surgical treatment
options to address it, but some of them may not be good for you. To narrow down
the best one, you may have to consult a doctor.
Even if you don’t have the condition, it is still a good idea to
learn about it. Doing this will put you in a better position to determine how
to prevent it and the best way to treat it.