... I'm 13 months post surgery on my left thumb and ready to have my right repaired. I will wait a little longer only because I will have to save some more money to afford 3 to 4 months off work. ... (2 replies)
... Sorry about the pain you are having DJ. ... (61 replies)
... My repaired left thumb has been sore in general around the area of the surgery. I guess it would be the anchor points for the CMC Arthoplasty. It is also some what swollen. ... (61 replies)
... DJ, dont wait too long as the damage to the bones gets worse, the pain, as well.
Suffering & pain are not in my book!
I wish you good luck & take care of your hand.
Haydena. (61 replies)
... like material. This may be the reason why I have experienced minimal pain and little swelling while others report much more. In any event, it's a good question to ask your doc. ... (18 replies)
... I don't think mine is quite as bad as yours was, but my thumb is definitely pulled in so my palm is like a bowl instead of flat. ... (14 replies)
... I wanted to tell you that my piano playing is better! I have a wider reach than I did before surgery, more like the reach I used to have. I have absolutely NO pain anymore. I was icing after playing, then applying heat, wearing splints on and off. My pain became unbearable and my hand was getting deformed. ... (14 replies)
... I was not a fan of the nerve pain either. The whole length of the outboard side of my thumb felt like first or second degree burn. Constant with no let up. ... (61 replies)
... yard work or chores around the house I feel as if it is as good as new. The only after effect from surgery is the skin is still numb on the outboard side of the thumb from the incision to the top joint. It doesn't swell up any longer nor is there any pain from the repair area. ... (61 replies)
... CLIFF, I also need surgery in my other hand, for me, the left. All the pain stopped since my operation on my left hand, though it looks deformed. My dr said if no pain, no operation. I am going to see him this month. I am going to ask about the deformity. ... (61 replies)
... I, too, had been in pain from my thumb basal joint arthritis for many years. ... (18 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. ... (18 replies)
... I had my right thumb done a little over a year ago, I have some pain and discomfort in joint, I have my strength back though and the pain isn't as bad as it was before. I do lots of physical labor and it gets sore, but is improved. ... (1 replies)
... grafted tendon replacement of left thumb. ... (1 replies)
... as I have lost all cartilage between 2 joints in my left thumb. ... (8 replies)
... I am a 28 year old male who was recently diagnosed with arthritis in my left thumb. A little history on the problem. I woke up sometime last May to a slight pain in my thumb. I played the whole "It will get better" game until sometime in September where I visited my general practitioner. ... (8 replies)
... Hi, I've been having increasing pain in left thumb area since last summer. ... (2 replies)
... It could be. I am having problems with both of my thumbs. I find ice can help. I assume you didn't sprain or injure it? (2 replies)
... All of a sudden as of tonight, my left thumb hurts really bad when I try to bend it. I took some Advil a little while ago, but I still can't bend it. ... (2 replies)
... I feel so bad for both of you or anyone else who had a bad experience. I had my surgery on my left hand done in May '13. I am now scheduling my right hand surgery for Dec. 4th. ... (2 replies)