Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Alleviate Trigger Finger and Finger Stiffness

Alleviate Trigger Finger and Finger Stiffness
There is a painful and often disabling condition known as “trigger finger”.  Trigger finger is a health problem in which one or more of the fingers will not straighten on its own.  Patients with this condition will often have to use their opposite hand to manually straighten the locked finger.
Other patients may experience generalized stiffness or discomfort in the joints of their fingers but not yet have a trigger finger.  Sometimes this stiffness becomes worse in the morning shortly after awakening and other times it may become more pronounced later in the day after prolonged or strenuous use of their hand.
If you have ever experienced pain or stiffness in your fingers, there is a good chance that Trigger Fingeryou have an underlying condition that can be corrected with gentle chiropractic adjustments to the fingers, hand or wrist.
Small misalignments of the hand and finger joints can occur as a result of repetitive stress or direct injury.  These misalignments place a significant amount of stress on the tiny finger joints.  This may eventually lead to pain and stiffness in the fingers and hand.
Conditions such as trigger finger, arthritis and hand stiffness respond extremely well to specialized chiropractic adjustments to the joints of the wrist and hand.
Our clinic has become known by many of the area health practitioners as the “place to go” when you’re suffering with a hand complaint.  We take great pride in offering this unique chiropractic treatment option for the hand pain sufferers in our community.
If you use your hands repetitively or strenuously we recommend that you ask us to check for restrictions or misalignments.  Tiny misalignments of the bones in the wrist and hand can go undetected for a long period of time before they begin to develop symptoms.  Because of that it would be beneficial to have your hands checked and adjusted periodically.

***Disclaimer: This content is solely for informational purposes and should not be substituted for medical or chiropractic advice. It is recommended that you seek professional advice by a licensed health care professional.

Scott Chiropractic and Wellness
Matthew Scott, DC 
5080 Virginia Pkwy Ste 550
McKinney, TX 75070
(972) 540-5445

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