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Why I Cannot bend my middle finger?

Why I Cannot bend my middle finger?

What is trigger finger? Trigger finger occurs due to inflammation of the tendons that flex your fingers, causing finger tenderness and pain. The condition limits your finger’s movement and can make it difficult to straighten and bend your finger.

Why does my middle finger joint hurt when I bend it?

What happens is that the movement of the finger joints causes cartilage in these joints to wear out over time. Once the cartilage is worn to a certain point, your bones might start to rub together. This can produce the pain you feel when your fingers bend.

What happens if your middle finger hurts?

Possible causes of finger pain include tendon conditions, arthritis, ganglion cysts, and infections. A person should see a doctor for finger pain or symptoms that impact a person’s daily activities. They should also seek prompt medical attention if they suspect a fracture, dislocation, or wound infection.

How do you treat a trigger finger in the middle finger?

Treatment

  1. Rest. Avoid activities that require repetitive gripping, repeated grasping or the prolonged use of vibrating hand-held machinery until your symptoms improve.
  2. A splint. Your doctor may have you wear a splint at night to keep the affected finger in an extended position for up to six weeks.
  3. Stretching exercises.

How do you loosen a stiff finger?

Finger Stretch Try this stretch to help with pain relief and to improve the range of motion in your hands: Place your hand palm-down on a table or other flat surface. Gently straighten your fingers as flat as you can against the surface without forcing your joints. Hold for 30 to 60 seconds and then release.

How long does a trigger finger last?

It is common to have some soreness in your palm. Elevating your hand above your heart can help reduce pain and swelling. Although your incision will heal within a few weeks, it may take from 4 to 6 months for swelling and stiffness in your hand and fingers or thumb to go away completely.

Will trigger finger heal on its own?

Trigger finger can recur but the condition generally corrects itself after a short while. More severe cases may become locked in the bent position and require surgery to correct it.