What is the treatment for trigger thumb?

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.
Trigger thumb. Usual treatment is a visit to a hand surgeon for a well placed trigger point cortisone injection.