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How long does recovery from trigger finger take?

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The time it takes to recover from trigger finger depends on how bad it is. The choice of treatment also affects recovery. For example, splinting may be necessary for six weeks. But most patients with trigger finger recover within a few weeks by resting the finger and using anti-inflammatory drugs.

From: Trigger Finger WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Mayo Clinic: “Trigger finger: Diagnosis & treatment,” “Trigger finger: Symptoms & causes.”

OrthoInfo: “Trigger Finger.”

Reviewed by David Zelman on March 21, 2018

SOURCES:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Mayo Clinic: “Trigger finger: Diagnosis & treatment,” “Trigger finger: Symptoms & causes.”

OrthoInfo: “Trigger Finger.”

Reviewed by David Zelman on March 21, 2018

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