Surgical Treatment for Trigger Thumb
Have you heard of a condition called a trigger finger or trigger finger? For all those who have not yet done so, this is a type of stenosing tenosynovitis, when the membrane around the tendon of the finger or thumb swells or nodules form in the tendon. This leads to difficulties in straightening the finger when it is bent and a soft crack is heard when moving.
This condition can affect more than one finger at a time, usually the thumb, ring and middle fingers. This condition is not dangerous, and the patient can decide whether to go for surgical or non-surgical treatment. However, if the finger is bent, it is recommended that constant finger stiffness be avoided during the surgical process.
Trigger thumb surgery Singapore is a simple operation that is performed under local anesthesia. The surgeon performing the operation will cut the membrane that violates the tendon of the finger. The goal of the surgery is to widen the opening of the tunnel so that the tendon glides along without problems. The surgeon makes a small cut in the patient’s palm and performs an operation through it, or sometimes only with the tip of a needle. Usually, fingers may move immediately after surgery.
What happens after surgery?
There may be pain in the palm of the hand after surgery, but there is nothing to worry about. Raising your arm after surgery will help reduce pain and swelling. After the operation, a repeated trigger is very rare and unlikely. However, it may be difficult to expand the proximal interphalangeal joint, and this may continue for several months.
- Published On : 8 months ago on December 27, 2019
- Author By : Sarah hollie
- Last Updated : January 6, 2020 @ 9:58 am
- In The Categories Of : Health
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