Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy in the Treatment of Trigger Finger. A Systematic Review

SUMMARY Trigger finger is a stenosing tenosynovitis of flexor tendons with consecutive conflict with the A1 pulley. Quinnell defined 4 grades according to the clinical manifestation of the conflict. Studies focused on grade 2 and 3 for conservative treatment. Extra-corporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) is a conservative method to receive extensive attention in the musculoskeletal pathology. … Continued