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... My surgery is not until April 7, so I can't answer this. Anyone else? ... (22 replies)
... Angela, hi, I stumbled across your post & want to tell you to trust & believe in your doctor because he IS giving you the correct advise. Remember during your recent surgery, quiet a lot was moved around in your hand, one of the reasons why you are having shooting pains in your palm & up your arm. Everything in your hand, now, needs to settle down & you need to be patient &... (22 replies)
... Both surgeries (right hand last April, left hand last December) were trapeziectomies with ligamentous reconstruction using the FCR tendon. I did not have a tendon interposition (aka "anchovy" procedure). I am now 56. (22 replies)

... Which surgical method did you have done, and if you don't mind saying, what is your age, as that often plays in to the choice of surgery? (22 replies)
... In the early weeks of therapy, I concentrated on getting range of motion back in my wrist and doing gentle touching of thumb to fingertips. ... (22 replies)
... Oh wow, that does not sound good at all. I am a person who likes results now. I'll take your advice and take it slow. I really don't want any more surgeries. Good luck with your next surgery. Thanks for the input. (22 replies)
... and steady. My therapist had me doing way too much too soon and I developed trigger thumb. A steroid shot fixed that for about 3 months and now its back. Need surgery to fix it now. ... (22 replies)
... uccess. I start PT next week. I am very scared though because I am having a lot of swelling and pain in that area. I hope the PT will help, not make it worse. My thumb does not want to move much. I have done some exercises but don't want to make it worse. My Dr. ... (22 replies)
Steroid injections
Mar 10, 2015
... Hello everyone, this is my first ever post . I went to the plastic surgery dept recently for consultation to remove a rheumatoid cyst on my thumb knuckle and mentioned that i had a pinching pain in my wrist at base of thumb. ... (0 replies)
... I had surgery 11.5 weeks ago and still have a lot of thumb stiffness. Your wrist will loosen up relatively quickly. I did not start any strengthening exercises until 10 weeks, but my therapist is conservative. ... (8 replies)
... My whole hand and thumb still swollen and blue.I have been given a softer neoprene splint to wear, and a compression glove to wear with it at night.This is going to take a while. ... (8 replies)
... It's normal to be very stiff after surgery and after 6 weeks of immobilization. I would hold off doing too much until you see your therapist next week. ... (8 replies)
Basal arthritis
Feb 16, 2015
... Any kind of surgery is daunting & you have made the right decision. You will be fine after 1 year & ready to have your second hand ''fixed'' There are loads of great tips here on this forum of how to manage one-handed whilst you are recovering. Let us know how you are doing & I wish you good luck. Haydena. (4 replies)
Basal arthritis
Feb 11, 2015
... I finally decided, after much back and forth deliberation, driving family and friends crazy scheduling and then canceling surgery dates, to finally do it! My main hesitation was the long recuperation with one usable hand and living alone. ... (4 replies)
... Hello, I had my surgery on Monday the 12 January on my left hand. ... (8 replies)
... I have read the threads and thank you for you great advice and help.. I am still nervous about the surgery recovery time and would like to return to work asap. ... (1 replies)
... Just a quick note to all to report that my second thumb surgery (this past Monday, December 19) went well. My left hand still hurts, of course, but the rest of me seems to have now recovered from the trauma of the surgery. My right hand (on which I had the same lrti thumb surgery November 2) is not normal yet but it is feeling more normal and I feel very good about that... (10 replies)
... on November 2 and am scheduled to have my left thumb done this Monday, December 19. I'm sort of scared because my right hand isn't that great yet and it will soon be my solo hand. ... (10 replies)
... I have a very painful trigger thumb. Sometimes it locks in place for a day or two. My hand surgeon says it's an easy surgery, quick recovery, etc. He also said that about my basal thumb surgery (other hand) and that wasn't quite the case. Has anybody had this surgery? If so, what was your recovery time? Anything I should know? (2 replies)
... Im going in for the LRTI basal thumb surgery this Wednesaday. I have a really great dr. But I am a little anxious. I am doing the nondominant hand first and am scheduled for the other in November. ... (1 replies)




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