What is Trigger finger release?

Category: Surgeries


Trigger finger release is a same day surgical procedure done under local anesthesia or a nerve block. A small incision is made in the skin, and the tight portion of the flexor tendon sheath is released. After a few days full use of the finger may then begin.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Trigger finger release

Side effect Patients Percentage
Full hand contracture 1
Pain 1
Weakness in hands 1


Stopped having Trigger finger release

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 11
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Trigger finger release.