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Point to healing and regain motion with trigger finger release

Trigger finger is more formally called stenosing tenosynovitis and can occur in any finger or multiple fingers simultaneously. Symptoms include pain, stiffness, and locking of the involved digits. If left untreated, the sequelae can be loss of range of motion.

Patients in the Las Vegas area should know that Dr. Engineer has already helped numerous patients to overcome this painful condition through a Las Vegas trigger finger release surgical procedure, often performing the operation through an endoscopic minimally invasive approach. He has the ideal combination of fellowship-training, experience, expertise, and compassion to be the appropriate surgeon to address and treat your ailments.

Join us for a comprehensive consultation at Engineered Aesthetics Plastic Surgery to review your options and be welcomed as family.

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Symptoms and Diagnosis of Trigger Finger

More comprehensive symptoms that may indicate the presence of trigger finger, sometimes called trigger digit, include:

  • Pain at the base of the finger
  • Pain when you attempt to move your fingers actively
  • Pain when another attempts to move your fingers passively
  • Clicking or popping sounds when you attempt to move the affected digit
  • A single or multiple digits curled and stuck in a fixed position 
  • Inability to bend or straighten the involved digit

When you first visit the physician, they will perform a complete physical exam. If you are diagnosed with trigger finger, that means that the sheath of the tendon or tendon is inflamed. Most commonly, it is the A1 pulley which is swollen or irritated causing a loss of function in the involved digits.

Trigger finger may be caused by aging, forceful movements of the hands, or injury, and is more common in those also experiencing conditions including but not limited to diabetes, thyroid disease, pregnancy, trauma, and rheumatoid arthritis.

Treatments for Trigger Finger

When you are initially diagnosed with trigger finger, your doctor may recommend a variety of treatments, including:

  • Rest
  • Splinting
  • Injections
  • Stretching exercises
  • Physical therapy
  • Anti-Inflammatory medication
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However, upon presentation, most patients may be experiencing more advanced or severe symptoms that require more definitive surgical intervention. Dr. Engineer has built his career based on a simultaneous commitment to attaining the best possible outcomes for his patients and exploring the most cutting-edge, effective surgical techniques. Patients may be able to free themselves from the pain and disability of trigger finger through trigger finger release in Las Vegas at Engineered Aesthetics Plastic Surgery.

Types of Trigger Finger Release Surgery

During your comprehensive, personal consultation, Dr. Engineer will spend an extensive amount of time to fully understand your unique situation, goals, and needs. He will then endeavor to create the safest and best possible surgical plan for you.

Some types of trigger finger release surgery he may employ include:

  • Endoscopic Trigger Finger Release Surgery
  • Open Trigger Finger Release Surgery

For every patient, Dr. Engineer synthesizes the benefits of his 10 years of training and extensive hand surgical experience. It is always his goal to help you select the most appropriate surgical solution for your specific needs to accomplish your objectives with minimal recovery times and scarring.

Why choose Dr. Engineer for trigger finger release?

Every surgical procedure has risks, and it is very important to work with a fully licensed fellowship-trained plastic surgeon with additional fellowship training and expertise in hand and upper extremity surgery to mitigate those risks. Dr. Engineer has been performing trigger finger release in Las Vegas successfully for more than a decade, and he is dedicated to utilizing the knowledge and surgical skills provided by his years of experience and training to achieve the best outcome for you.

Join Dr. Engineer and the staff at Engineered Aesthetics Plastic Surgery for a personal consultation and know that you will be gaining a lasting team on your journey to health. Trigger finger can rob you of needed function, cause pain, and interfere with your life. You do not deserve to suffer a moment longer.

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