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Suggest treatments for trigger finger in thumbs

Yes, thank you. I have trigger finger in my thumb and my middle finger. I got two steroid injections two days ago. My doctor said to tape the joints on the affected fingers to keep from bending them, I have forgotten how long i have to do this and how soon I can bend my fingers. I can t get in touch with the doctor so what do you think?
Mon, 26 May 2014
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Hi
Thanks for writing
I usually prefer to start the movement once the pain of injection has gone it usually take maximum 24 hours.So, you may start doing the exercises.
Hope this helps
Take care
Dr.chugh,Orthopaedic surgeon
Virtual clinic address is http://bit.ly/drmchugh
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