Index Finger

The index finger is the innermost of the four fingers. Its other names include “forefinger”, “pointer finger” or just “pointer”, or “trigger finger”. The index finger is innervated by the same nerve as the middle finger (and half the ring finger), so many nerve-related symptoms will be shared with those other fingers. Read more about: Index finger symptoms, Finger symptoms

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  • Finger Symptoms: You use your fingers and thumbs to do everything from grasping objects to playing musical instruments to typing. When there is something wrong with them, it can make life difficult1 ...

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References

  1. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ fingerinjuriesanddisorders.html

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