Trigger Finger Release

About Trigger Finger Release

Digit release surgery is a minimally invasive procedure during which the opening of the tendon sheath is widened, so the tendon can slide through it more easily. This is usually done on an outpatient basis. Most people are given an injection of local anesthesia to numb the hand for the procedure.

The surgery is performed through a small incision in the palm or sometimes with the tip of a needle during which the tendon sheath tunnel is cut. When it heals back together, the sheath is looser, and the tendon has more room to move through it.

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