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What does trigger-release surgery involve & how soon after can the surgical hand be used?
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Minimal
This surgery is an outpatient procedure to release a constriction of the sheath around one of the ligaments to a finger. Most people are able to use the hand (finger) within hours - and are able to return to full use within several weeks.
Your orthopedic surgeon will review all the precautions and restrictions with you.

In brief: Minimal
This surgery is an outpatient procedure to release a constriction of the sheath around one of the ligaments to a finger. Most people are able to use the hand (finger) within hours - and are able to return to full use within several weeks.
Your orthopedic surgeon will review all the precautions and restrictions with you.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Randy Hauck
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: Minor procedure
Small incision in distal palm to open the tendon sheath.
Hand can be used immediately but sore due to incision for a week or 2.

In brief: Minor procedure
Small incision in distal palm to open the tendon sheath.
Hand can be used immediately but sore due to incision for a week or 2.
Dr. Randy Hauck
Dr. Randy Hauck
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Dr. Michael Granberry
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Minor surgery
Trigger finger release is done through a 1cm incision in the palmar crease.
A small slip of tissue over the tendon is incised, releasing the constriction on the swollen part of the tendon. A couple of stitches are placed. The popping goes away immediately, post op restrictions are based only on the 1cm wound and its 2 week healing period.

In brief: Minor surgery
Trigger finger release is done through a 1cm incision in the palmar crease.
A small slip of tissue over the tendon is incised, releasing the constriction on the swollen part of the tendon. A couple of stitches are placed. The popping goes away immediately, post op restrictions are based only on the 1cm wound and its 2 week healing period.
Dr. Michael Granberry
Dr. Michael Granberry
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