Trigger finger and thumb

Stenosing tenosynovitis or stenosing tenovaginosis

If you're having trouble bending your finger or thumb because of a swollen tendon, we can help

What is trigger finger and thumb?

If one or more of the tendons in your hands become swollen or inflamed, you may find it difficult to bend your fingers or thumb, or they may lock. This condition is called trigger finger (or thumb).

Need to know

Our hand and wrist consultants

We're proud to work with leading orthopaedic experts specialising in problems and conditions of the hand and wrist, and whose skills are matched by their integrity and compassion.

Our locations

From complex hand wrist surgery to tests and diagnostic procedures for pain in the elbow, we provide exceptional orthopaedic care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Request a hand and wrist appointment

We're happy to help you make an appointment with one of our experienced hand and wrist consultants. We can also make imaging and outpatient hand therapist appointments for you.

020 7079 4344
This content is intended for general information only and does not replace the need for personal advice from a qualified health professional.
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