A member asked:

What can i do to alleviate the pain/stiffness from trigger finger until i see the doctor (wednesday) for a cortisone shot?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Frank Holmes answered

Specializes in Sports Medicine

Ice/NSAIDs: Reduce repetitive activity of the finger, gently ice it for 15 minutes 3-5x/day and take anti-inflammatories if these are safe for you. A cortisone injection tends to be very helpful. If I can help, then join my care team and virtual practice at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes

Answered 9/11/2016



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