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Alternative self-treatment of snapping thumbs


  • Reduced ability to spread the hand
  • Ring band shortened
  • Flexor tendon shortened
  • Adhesion of the tendon in the tendon slide bearing


  • One-sided load/ overload
  • Frequent, strong pulling
  • Single pull in the maximum force range

Snap thumb therapy/ Snapping thumb

The therapy for a snapping thumb includes both orthopaedic and non-orthopaedic aspects.

An unhealthy diet, other diseases, bad lifestyle habits, hormone deficiencies, lack of oxygen, medications, etc. can always cause muscles to shorten, overload extremely quickly, create fascia adhesions, and consequently put too much stress on joints.

Snapping thumb/ quick thumb – Health optimization & exercises 1-4

The non-orthopedic aspect therefore refers to, holistic health promotion to practice. For this purpose, I strongly recommend the following preventive programs to those affected “Healthy diet and “Healthy lifestyle. Here, the patient himself is responsible for finding out where there are errors in his own lifestyle and where there is a need for optimization. The orthopaedic aspect of a snapping thumb involves performing the following exercises regularly and to the best of your ability.

1st exercise

“Massage “webbed skin

2nd exercise

Stretching “webbed skin

3rd exercise

Treatment tendon

4th exercise

Hands spread