A 35-year-old male asked:
I'm squashplayer.one of my finger locks every morning.i can barely straighten the locked finger but it's need some effort.rtg shows nothing.usg shows swelling of the hand tendon.what to do?medsurgery?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Trigger finger seems: To be your problem.
Next step might be a cortisone shot, which can relieve the pain/discomfort and allow the triggering to resolve (mostly temporarily).
Then surgery would help to release the triggered finger.
See an orthopod to help you.
Good luck ; happy holidays.
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Last updated Dec 22, 2013
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