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Trigger thumb can be diagnosed by your doctor

Monday, October 17, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

Trigger thumb is a painful condition that cause the thumb to catch or “lock” most often in a bent position.

The problem often stems from inflammation of the tendons located within a protective covering called the tendon sheath.

A doctor can usually diagnose the problem from a description of the symptoms and by examining the thumb. X-rays or other tests are not usually needed.
Trigger thumb symptoms
One of the first trigger thumb symptoms may be soreness at the base of the thumb.The most common symptom is a painful clicking or snapping when attempting to flex or extend the affected

Read more about trigger thumb and how it can be diagnosed by your doctor HERE …

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