Stenosing tenosynovitis, commonly referred to as "trigger digit" or "trigger finger," is caused by a narrowing of a portion of the tendon sheath of the finger and causes interference with normal digit movement. It most commonly affects the ring finger, but may be found in any digit. When your fingers are compromised, common daily tasks such as cooking, opening a door knob, or typing on a keyboard can become painful.
If you’re living with a loss of mobility in your finger, you may find sports and even everyday tasks exceedingly difficult. The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Specialists understand this daily frustration and are here to provide you with the latest and most effective treatments for stenosing tenosynovitis available. We will work with you to create a minimally-invasive treatment plan that is specifically tailored to your individual needs in order to help you regain full mobility in your finger.
If you're ready to take the first step in getting your life back from trigger digit, schedule your first appointment with The Physicians today. We look forward to helping you achieve your recovery goals.
The first step in diagnosing stenosing tenosynovitis is completing a comprehensive medical evaluation. This will typically include a review of your medical history, a physical examination, and diagnostic imaging tests such as an MRI or X-ray. Once a diagnosis has been made, your physician will work with you to develop a treatment plan that may include one or more of the following:
The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Specialists are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of stenosing tenosynovitis. We will work with you to develop a customized treatment plan that is designed to help you regain full mobility in your finger and get back to your normal life.
There are a variety of factors that may contribute to the development of trigger finger, including repetitive motion, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and gout.
The most common symptom of trigger finger is a pain or tenderness at the base of the affected finger. You may also notice a clicking or snapping sensation when you move your finger, and the finger may become locked in a bent position.
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If you’re ready to find relief from symptoms of stenosing tenosynovitis, The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Specialists are here to consult with you, answer your questions, and get you started on the road to relief. Schedule your appointment today using our easy online tool.