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Trigger finger can start as an annoyance until it debilitates use of your hand.  When it's the latter, let us take a look. We're happy to introduce you to the region’s most experienced, skilled musculoskeletal hand specialists. 

Trigger finger is caused, like many tendon problems, by inflammation of tendons that run through narrow sheaths. At a certain point, the swelling stops movement, leaving a finger stuck in a bent position. When straightened, the finger "pops," like its name implies. More common in women than men, treatments include medications, steroid injections and surgery.