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Trigger thumb surgery. What does it involve?
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Dr. David Tuckman
Surgery - Hand Surgery
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In brief: Release
.Trigger thumb release is an outpatient procedure, typically you get an IV and some mild sedation to keep you comfortable.
A local anesthetic was used to make the thumb numb and a small incision is made at the base of the thumb to release the strap which is irritating the tendon. Afterwards you can do light activity within a couple of days, no heavy lifting for approximately 10 days.

In brief: Release
.Trigger thumb release is an outpatient procedure, typically you get an IV and some mild sedation to keep you comfortable.
A local anesthetic was used to make the thumb numb and a small incision is made at the base of the thumb to release the strap which is irritating the tendon. Afterwards you can do light activity within a couple of days, no heavy lifting for approximately 10 days.
Dr. David Tuckman
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Dr. Jeff Budoff
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Http://rearmyourself
See http://rearmyourselftexas.
Com/specialties/hand/trigger-fingertrigger-thumb/.
Dr. Jeff Budoff
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