Key points

Test your knowledge about trigger fingers

Trigger finger is due to a tendon problem. Tendons are ropes that the muscles use to pull the bones.

NSAIDs (e.g. Advil/ibuprofen) and Tylenol have been show to cure trigger finger.

Corticosteroid injections are a relatively safe and potentially effective treatment for trigger finger.

After surgery for trigger finger, I will have no pain.