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What is the treatment for trigger thumb?
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Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Trigger thumb
Initial management is nsaid's.
Many times a cortisone injection into the tendon pulley can be curative. If neither of these treatments resolve the condition, surgery is curative. A small incision at the base of the thumb is made, and the pulley overlying the tendon is released. Stitches out in 2 weeks, and return to activities shortly thereafter.

In brief: Trigger thumb
Initial management is nsaid's.
Many times a cortisone injection into the tendon pulley can be curative. If neither of these treatments resolve the condition, surgery is curative. A small incision at the base of the thumb is made, and the pulley overlying the tendon is released. Stitches out in 2 weeks, and return to activities shortly thereafter.
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
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Dr. Robert Meislin
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Trigger thumb
Usual treatment is a visit to a hand surgeon for a well placed trigger point cortisone injection.

In brief: Trigger thumb
Usual treatment is a visit to a hand surgeon for a well placed trigger point cortisone injection.
Dr. Robert Meislin
Dr. Robert Meislin
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