... the tendon graft slipped after surgery and so my movement is not from my second joint on my thumb but rather at the carpal base. ... (29 replies)
... Redbird. hi,
you cannot develop bronchitis from herbs. Not from Valerian nor from Chamomile tea. Bronchitis is an inflammation of the bronchial tubes due to an infection by viruses, usually the syncytial virus. These very small tubes become blocked with mucos which prevents air from reaching the "alveoli" of the lungs.
One becomes short of oxygen. This condition is treated... (13 replies)
... I gave credit to this at my session today. My therapist was glad she did not have to break the news to me about length of healing time for this surgery which is the norm in her profession. ... (13 replies)
... Redbird, from what I can make out here, you are 19 days post surgery? correct me please if I am wrong.
You should not be applying any pressure to your thumb, nor index finger until your splint finally comes off. You can however move the tip of your thumb, backward & forward.
It is normal to feel pain, sensitivity, itching & even burning, down the outside of your thumb.... (13 replies)
... I have appreciated reading about everyone's experiences pre and post CMC thumb surgery. I am having the CMC Thumb procedure on the dominant hand 20 June 2011. ... (1 replies)
... m and used half of the tendon to stabilize everything. That is the common version, although there are several different tendons that can be used. If you google CMC thumb surgery research there are several studies that all say whatever version is used the results come out the same. ... (35 replies)
... I had my right thumb done on November 2 and am scheduled to do my left thumb done December 19. I hope I will be ready for it as the holiday time is the best time for me to be away from work. ... (10 replies)
... Get your house clean, stock up on easy meals, pay all your bills ahead, and do any errands before your surgery so that you can just relax and heal without worrying about anything. ... (7 replies)
... Just had CMC joint arthroplasty with a wrist fusion... question's I would be glad to hellp you.... ... (7 replies)
... I had breast cancer in 2007 and the chemo meds made my bones deteriorate in both of my thumbs. After shots of cortisone used up, doctor recommended CMC Arthroplasty surgery. I am left handed, so I opted to have the surgery on that hand first. Goodness!! ... (1 replies)
... I'm due to have it in the next several months. People I've spoken with tell me their recovery has been great & they would do it again in a minute. My surgeon said it is the 2nd most common bone surgery (after carpal tunnel) and has the best success rate - 98%. (7 replies)
... Hi, I had the surgery on July 15th. For me, it was worth it. That 'ALL THE TIME GRINDING' pain is no longer there. ... (7 replies)
... here see this thread:
I haven't been too happy with my results yet, i hope it gets better, I'm four months out. (7 replies)
... Lots of pain in base of right thumb. Surgeon suggested CMC arthroplasty. Is it worth it. Does the pain go away? ... (7 replies)
... My cmc thumb surgery was not on my dominating hand and it was a struggle to do everything! Putting on a bra was really hard. ... (121 replies)
... I am scheduled for the thumb CMC repair surgery on July 13th and am also very nervous and trying to decide whether or not to have a block vs. anesthetia. What did you wind up doing, and how did it go? ... (2 replies)
... I had collateral ligament thumb surgery 6 months ago. I still have pain and difficulty using my thumb. Has anyone had this? ... (24 replies)
... I'm 11 months post op from a left thumb CMC arthoplasty and a heavy duty auto mechanic. My results have been fantastic. Yours will be too. ... (14 replies)
... I also agree, you will not be able to type for at least 3 weeks and the surgery was the most painful for me for 6 weeks, unbearable nerve pain for several weeks. I was told not to use my fingers for a month. ... (5 replies)
... My answer to your question about returning to work after 1 week is no.
I dont advise you to return to work after 1 week as the worst pain, after this surgery, lasts, usually up to 5 days to 1 week. Your hand will be swollen & very uncomfortable.You need to be raising your arm as much as possible, somewhat difficult at work! If you are going to have a general anesthetic, you... (5 replies)