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I have trigger finger of the middle finger of my right hand. this is my dominant hand. Is physical therapy a worthy treatment option & if yes, how?

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Sometimes

Hand therapy can sometimes be helpful although personally I have found that a cortisone shot works better and faster. Sometimes when these keep coming back they need to be operated on.
Trigger fingers are caused by thickened nodules in tendons that flex the fingers. The nodule gets caught under a structure in the hand called a pulley and this is what cause the triggering.

In brief: Sometimes

Hand therapy can sometimes be helpful although personally I have found that a cortisone shot works better and faster. Sometimes when these keep coming back they need to be operated on.
Trigger fingers are caused by thickened nodules in tendons that flex the fingers. The nodule gets caught under a structure in the hand called a pulley and this is what cause the triggering.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine

In brief: May be

But most of the times a steroid injection may be needed to alleviate trigger finger symptoms.

In brief: May be

But most of the times a steroid injection may be needed to alleviate trigger finger symptoms.
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