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Trigger Finger Treatment

Posted 9/6/2017

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Trigger finger is a disease of the flexor tendons of the hand. The flexor tendons are the tendons that help you to make a fist. 

These tendons travel through a series of pulleys almost like a sheath in the fingers. As those tendons become irritated, they can swell or the sheath itself can shrink down creating a mismatching size between the tendon and the sheath. This can cause pain, clicking and locking.

Learn about how to treat trigger finger in the following Dr. Merrick video!

Dr. Merrick is a board-certified plastic surgeon who specializes in disorders of the hand and general plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery and reconstructive surgery. His goal is to help every patient find solutions to their health and wellness concerns. Dr. Merrick has offices in Eau Claire, Cumberland, Hayward, Ladysmith, and Shell Lake.

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