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Trigger Finger Relief

Do you experience clicking or popping when you move your thumb or finger? Is there pain or tenderness in the affected knuckle? If yes, then you might be suffering from trigger finger.  
What is Trigger Finger?
Trigger finger, which is also known as flexor tendonitis or stenosing tenosynovitis is a medical condition that affects the tendons of either your thumb or finger. In short, it limits your finger or thumb movement. The affected finger can straighten with a quick snap, just like pulling and releasing a gun's trigger and hence it is known as 'Trigger Finger.'  
Symptoms of Trigger Finger

  • Finger movement, either makes a “clicking” or “popping” sensation or sound.
  • Bent thumb or finger suddenly straightened and pops out.
  • Finger bent with inability to straighten
  • Symptoms often gets worse in the morning

Causes of Trigger Finger
This condition is caused by tenosynovium inflammation, which is swelling in one of the tendons around thumbs or fingers. This causes stiffness and pain linked with trigger finger. The common causes of trigger finger are- 

  • Medical Conditions- There are certain medical conditions linked with a developing trigger finger, sTrigger Fingeruch as diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and some infections like TB.
  • Repetitive Motion- Person who executes repetitive, heavy wrist and hand movements with prolonged gripping or play are more prone to be at high risk for trigger finger. 
  • Gender- Normally, this condition is common is females than males.

Wrist and hand medical condition must be diagnosed by a professional orthopaedic hand surgeon. Based on a physical examination and medical history, Trigger finger is diagnosed and it does not require any specialized testing. There are many conservative treatment options available, but if these options fail, then the surgeon may recommend you to undergo a percutaneous trigger finger release surgical procedure in order to release the tendon.
If you are looking for instant Trigger Finger Releif, then one of the most recommended non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), like ibuprofen or naproxen can help.  
Conservative noninvasive treatments
The treatment for trigger finger relief generally relies on the seriousness of the symptoms and how long you are suffering from it. Sometimes, it becomes better without any treatment by restricting certain activities and movements that cause pain.
For trigger finger releif, physicians recommend a few effective Conservative noninvasive treatments, such as- 

  • Rest for at least four weeks
  • Icing the palm several times a day
  • Wearing a splint at night to rest the tendon
  • Gentle stretching exercises

Trigger Finger can affect your health adversely if not treated on time. So it is important to get it treated timely. At Magsoothium, we offer a complete range of sprays, creams and other medications help in instant Trigger Finger Releif. Order today and explore our different categories.