Mouse and keyboard use can cause finger pain. One common cause of finger pain is called trigger finger. Trigger finger is a swelling of the tendon or tendon sheath in the palm of the hand of the tendons that bend the fingers. This swelling prevents the tendon from gliding smoothly through the sheath and the "pulley" (ligament) which holds the tendon to the bone.
So, avoid repetitive grasping and releasing of objects. keep the fingers relaxed over the keyboard. Minimize repetition. Avoid sustained grasp...
needless to say that an arthritis work up needs to be done too , depending on the age of the patient and symptoms, or whether symptoms appear in the resting position , or at night , or the presence of any deformity or palpable nodules
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