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Trigger finger is a painful clicking or locking as the finger is bent towards the palm. As the tendon glides through its tunnel it catches due to localized inflammation. Hand therapy treatment options including splinting. See the information provided below for more information on how hand therapy can help treat this condition.

Useful link from the British Society for the Surgery of the Hand:

https://www.bssh.ac.uk/patients/conditions/18/trigger_fingerthumb

*BEFORE COMMENCING ANY OF THE FOLLOWING ADVICE OR EXERCISES, PLEASE DISCUSS WITH YOUR HAND THERAPIST TO CONFIRM IF IT IS APPROPRIATE FOR YOUR INJURY/OPERATION*

Link for trigger finger patient information handout:

Trigger Finger