Trigger Finger – Things to Know - Best Private Hospital in Dubai Al Mankhool | IMH Dubai

Trigger Finger – Things to Know

Trigger finger is a painful condition that causes the fingers or thumb to catch or lock when bent. In the thumb its called trigger thumb.

The problem

    • Painful condition characterised by:

    • Inability to bend fingers freely
    • Caused by inflammation and thickening of the annular pulleys of the flexor tendons
    • Disorder characterised by inability to extend the flexed fingers
    • Painful and very common



Women above 45 are commonly affected Common in patients with rhuematoid athritis The ring and middle fingers are most commonly affected


  • Steroid injection