386-788-HAND

(386-788-4263)

Trigger Finger Release

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Diagram of abnormal anatomy showing tendon catching thick, tight pulley. Sometimes the tendon will be locally enlarged and thicker.

If non-surgical forms of treatment do not relieve the symptoms, surgery may be recommended. This surgery is performed as an outpatient, usually with local anesthesia with or without sedation. The goal of surgery is to open the pulley at the base of the finger so that the tendon can glide more freely.

Sometimes, a portion of one of the flexor tendons must be removed to eliminate all locking.  Active motion of the finger generally begins immediately after surgery to minimize scarring and stiffness. Normal use of the hand can usually be resumed once comfort permits and sutures are removed at approximately 2 weeks.  Occasionally, hand therapy is required after surgery to regain better use.


Orange City Office

2777 Enterprise Road, Suite 1
Orange City, FL 32763
(situated in the Florida Health Care building)
Tel : (386) 218-4920
Friday 8.00am to 3.00pm

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Port Orange Office

3635 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Ste 900
Port Orange, FL 32129
(situated in the Surgery Center of Volusia Building)
Tel : (386) 788-4263
Fax: (386) 788-0679
Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 5.00 pm
Society Memberships
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Florida Medical Association

Palm Coast Office

315 Palm Coast Parkway NE, Suite 4,
Palm Coast, FL 32137
(situated in the Florida Health Care Plans building)
Tel : (386) 246-3063

Mondays 8.00 am - 3.15 pm
Society Memberships
  • Florida Orthopaedic Society
  • Volusia County Medical
    Society
  • University of Florida Hand Fellows' Alumni Association

Edgewater Office

239 N. Ridgewood Ave, Suite 1
Edgewater, FL 32132
(situated in the Bert Fish Medical Center - Edgewater building)
Tel : (386) 410-4972

Wednesdays 8.00 am - 3.00 pm
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