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Doctors may recommend trigger finger surgery if a patient's finger is stuck in a bent position, notes the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. People may also decide to have trigger finger surgery if their symptoms ... More »

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The benefits of trigger finger surgery include quickly gaining the ability to properly move the affected fingers and fully regaining normal use of the hand after recovery is complete, according to the American Society fo... More »

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Surgery is not always necessary for a trigger finger, according to Mayo Clinic. In milder or less persistent cases, resting the finger, applying ice or heat, wearing a splint, and keeping the finger flexible with gentle ... More »

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Individuals who have surgery to repair a trigger finger are typically able to move their fingers immediately after surgery, but full recovery usually takes a few weeks, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Su... More »

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Trigger finger surgery is a procedure used to restore normal movement to a finger that is chronically "locked" in a bent position, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. The surgery involves widening ... More »

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Mallet finger is typically treated with a splint to keep the joint straight while it heals, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Patients typically wear a splint for roughly eight weeks and graduall... More »

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