The common causes of trigger finger are the behaviors or activities that involves using hands continuously for hours, for instance, carrying or lifting heavy things, using any devices that need to put a lot of pressure on, using a smartphone, tablet, or computer for hours continuously. Trigger finger is usually occur on people aged between 40 – 60 years old, and this condition is more common for women than men.
Trigger Finger’s Symptoms
- Pain and swelling in the hand at the base of the affected finger
- Finger stiffness
Normally, the symptoms particularly occur in the morning or when using hands continuously. If you have stiffness in your finger or your finger locks when you bend it, seek medical attention as soon as possible.