Why choose Mayo ClinicBy Mayo Clinic Staff
- Teamwork. A team of professionals from hand surgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and other areas work together to ensure that you receive an accurate diagnosis and the appropriate treatment for your situation.
- Expertise. About 2,000 people a year are treated at Mayo Clinic for trigger finger. If you need surgery, skilled hand surgeons are available to help.
- Efficiency. Meeting with your doctor, testing and treatment can be completed in just a few days.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for orthopedics and for rehabilitation by U.S. News & World Report.
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