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... I was able after a few days to do anything one handed, one arm---a little creativity, but had to hold the surgery hand above the chest---the sling helps with that. I'd say, you can compromise. I looked at it this way---there are people out there with no arm or hand and they lead normal lives and compromise. Open a jar, put it between your feet and open it with the good... (24 replies)
... I want to thank all of you. You have answered about all of my questions on the basal joint surgery. I have had problems for some years on my right hand, bonus that I am left handed. Have had cortisone injections which do not work anymore. ... (24 replies)
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... The one thing that surprised me was the level of exhaustion I felt for the first week (I am now at 19 days after surgery on my dominant hand). I was on the narcotic pain killer for 3 days but even after getting off, I needed a daily 60-minute nap for the next few days. The body is doing massive healing and recovering so it needs to put energy there. I would caution you not to... (24 replies)
... I am from North Carolina and I am looking for a Dr. to do surgery on the cmc joint of my thumb. I noticed that you were from North Carolina and wondered if you would mind sharing the name of your surgeon? ... (24 replies)
... Thank you so much. I am ready. Will have to see what orthopedic hand physician has to say tomorrow. Looks like I should be up and running within a few days. Albeit with caution with my crash and banger dogs. (24 replies)
... I, too, had been in pain from my thumb basal joint arthritis for many years. ... (24 replies)
... and it went well and my hand is as strong as it was when I was 30 years old. It's just "normal". I totally recommend this surgery if anyone of you out there need it. ... (24 replies)
... I had my surgery April 30 2013. I wish I had done it sooner! I had a bad case and need the left done too. ... (24 replies)
... I had basal joint surgery a week ago tomorrow. ONE WEEK AGO tomorrow. My doc also said it was one of the worst cases of basal joint arthritis he'd seen. ... (24 replies)
... For about a year now I have been suffering from what the orthopedic surgeon calls one of the most advanced cases of Basal Joint Arthritis he has ever seen in my left thumb. There is no tissue between any of the joints at all and it is all bone against bone. ... (24 replies)
... I asked the PT yesterday about basal joint surgery results and he said in his experience patients generally recover much more quickly without the tendon reconstruction or "anchovy" method. ... (24 replies)
... For all out there going to have basal joint surgery with ligament t reconstruction, I have some good tips!!!! I was able to take care of myself and live alone after day one. ... (24 replies)
... I had my thumb surgery the Thursday before Christmas. I was in a dressing for two weeks, then a cast for two weeks followed by a removeable brace. ... (24 replies)
... I had been debating surgery for 1 year now. I have the best Dr., that's number 1 for sure, get lots of references and make SURE he is a hand specialist. I'm told from my Dr. ... (24 replies)
... ellent doctor is one of the keys to success. When the surgeon who has done 4 surgeries for me said he really liked doing thumbs I had no hesitation in setting a surgery date rather than seek out a hand surgeon. He happens to be a brilliant surgeon and I trust him. ... (28 replies)
... yes, what was your outcome? I'm a pianist and need to know if I will be able to play like I do now with the condition. Do you have all your strength back, at least as much as you had with the condition? (28 replies)
... I am due to have the same surgery on my right hand, 4, February. ... (11 replies)
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... Same surgery you are thinking of....removal of the trapezium and ligament transfer. I was also bone on bone. ... (28 replies)

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