How can I fix trigger thumb at home?
- Resting. As trigger finger can result from overuse, simply resting the hand and finger can often reduce symptoms.
- Taking over-the-counter medications.
- Exercising the hand and finger.
- Using adaptive tools.
- Getting steroid injections.
Does trigger thumb ever go away?
Another study presented 30 consecutive adult trigger thumbs managed without treatment and found that 80% of the trigger thumbs had complete spontaneous resolution without any treatment, after waiting an average of 7 months (range: 2-15 months).
How long does it take for trigger thumb to heal?
It will probably take about 6 weeks for your finger to heal completely. After it heals, your finger may move easily without pain. How soon you can return to work depends on your job. If you can do your job without using the hand, you may be able to go back 1 or 2 days after surgery.