Do You Have Trigger Finger?
Is one of your fingers stuck in a bent position?
Does it bend or straighten with a snap?
Do you have tenderness in your palm at the base of the finger?
If you answered “yes” to these questions, you may have You may haver trigger finger.
Shasta Orthopaedics may be able to help.
What Is Trigger Finger?
Stenosing tenosynovitis, known as trigger finger, occurs when inflammation affects the tendon in the finger.
People who do work or have hobbies that involve tight hand gripping are at higher risk for trigger finger. Women are also more affected. People with diabetes or rheumatoid arthritis are also at higher risk of developing trigger finger.
Treatments For Trigger Finger
There are surgical and nonsurgical treatments for trigger finger.
Dr. Ferraro is the only board-certified hand specialist in the North State and is an expert in conditions that affect the hands.
Contact us today.