Outcome Following the Surgery
The prognosis for trigger finger is favorable when utilizing either conservative or surgical techniques. Conservative approaches have been successful in as much as 70% of cases. While the success rate for surgical treatment can exceed 95%. Though the condition may recur in some patients, providing proper education to patients on preventing the recurrence can be effective.
- If your occupation puts too much strain on your hands and palms. It may be beneficial to consider a different line of work.
- Evidence suggests that managing diabetes may help reduce the possibility of getting trigger finger again in the future.
- Perform gentle, consistent hand exercises.