Trigger finger, or stenosing tenosynovitis, is a hand deformity where a finger becomes stuck in a bent position. As the name implies, it can often look like the finger is stuck in a bent position of pulling a trigger. Although common in the index finger, trigger finger can develop in any finger and is referred to as trigger thumb when it occurs in the thumb.
Untreated trigger finger can become debilitating and interfere with work, hobbies, and other activities. Fortunately, this condition is manageable and there are a number of effective treatment options.
If you’re interested in learning more about this condition and potential treatment options, take a moment to review the following information. BEST Health System is dedicated to patient education and we’ll be glad to answer any questions or help you learn more about our treatment options. Please feel free to reach out at any time.