Trigger finger causes pain, stiffness, and a sensation of locking or catching when you bend and straighten your finger. The condition is also known as “stenosing The ring finger and thumb are most often affected by trigger finger, but it can occur in the other fingers, as well. When the thumb is involved, the condition is.
Those with trigger finger or trigger thumb may have stiffness when bending the severity of the condition, treatment options can range from rest to surgery. The finger(s) or thumb must be gently straightened with the help of the other hand.
When this happens, bending your finger or thumb pulls the inflamed tendon Splint: The doctor can give you one designed to keep your finger still. If you have severe symptoms or if other treatments don't work, your doctor.