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Why do I have joint stiffness in the middle knuckle of index finger?

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Stiff PIP

1. Arthritis is a common cause of stiffness of these joints 2.
Often a trigger finger will give the feeling that this joint is sore and stiff 3 often the two problems arise in the same finger each exacerbating the other.

In brief: Stiff PIP

1. Arthritis is a common cause of stiffness of these joints 2.
Often a trigger finger will give the feeling that this joint is sore and stiff 3 often the two problems arise in the same finger each exacerbating the other.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Dr. Robert Coats II
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Sprain/trigger/OA

Middle knuckle stiffness can be due to many problems, such as trigger finger, pip joint sprain or arthritis.
Ice and anti-inflammatory medications are a good starting point for treatment. If your symptoms persist, go see an orthopaedic hand surgeon.

In brief: Sprain/trigger/OA

Middle knuckle stiffness can be due to many problems, such as trigger finger, pip joint sprain or arthritis.
Ice and anti-inflammatory medications are a good starting point for treatment. If your symptoms persist, go see an orthopaedic hand surgeon.
Dr. Robert Coats II
Dr. Robert Coats II
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Dr. Jeffrey Visotsky
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Arthritis

This may represent arthritis-loss of ecartilage.
Could also be a tendonitis.

In brief: Arthritis

This may represent arthritis-loss of ecartilage.
Could also be a tendonitis.
Dr. Jeffrey Visotsky
Dr. Jeffrey Visotsky
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