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Thumb surgery
Jul 19, 2016
... Thanks for the detailed reply. I just have pain in my right hand where the joint is just bone on bone. I'm not ready for surgery yet, but it is time to start researching the topic! I appreciate your information. ... (15 replies)
Thumb surgery
Jul 19, 2016
... teaching, and I was at the point of also giving up teaching if I did not have the surgery. As sad as I would be to give up that part of my life, the decision for surgery was based on more than that. ... (15 replies)
Thumb surgery
Jul 19, 2016
... Hi, I am in the early stages where the hand surgeon has discussed possibilities about various ways we could handle my thumb problems...a the surgery you had sounded so scary to me! I've had three spine surgeries so am not afraid of the pain or long recovery...just fearful of what the results would be. ... (15 replies)

Thumb surgery
Jul 18, 2016
... No nerve block for my arm, but since my thumb was numb I asked, and yes, I did have an injection... The feeling seemed to be back in 24 hours, but no pain! ... (15 replies)
Thumb surgery
Jul 3, 2016
... hours, and that the surgery should be 75 minutes. That answered one question I forgot to ask my surgeon. ... (15 replies)
Thumb surgery
Jul 18, 2016
... Sounds like you are doing great - that's wonderful news! Congratulations - the first few days are the toughest time from my experience. I'm glad to hear your husband is helping out so much. Keep taking it easy and let your body heal up. (15 replies)
... I had the CMC arthroplasty surgery 15 months ago in one hand, and the result is NOT good--pain, stiffness, not a good brain-hand connection, etc. And the recovery time was a good 8 months, and then with the hopes it might still get better, but no such luck. I'm holding off on my right hand as I'm right-handed. I've been to 4 different surgeons (some before, some after the... (3 replies)
... I would love to know how you are doing now! I am scheduled for the LRTI soon, but at some point will probably need something done for my other hand. (3 replies)
Thumb surgery
Apr 29, 2016
... It works very well for side sleeping, but you have to sleep on the affected side (e.g. right side if you have your right thumb worked on). That got old after a few weeks because I like to switch sides. (15 replies)
Thumb surgery
Apr 29, 2016
... op appointment 9 days after surgery and the next day I was in tremendous pain because of swelling. The next time around, I elevated for 6 weeks. ... (15 replies)
Thumb surgery
Apr 29, 2016
... Does it work for side sleeping or only on your back? (15 replies)
Thumb surgery
Apr 29, 2016
... I did use the pillow - "my blue buddy" as I called it. Later on I was able to switch to using pillows but at first it's perfect as it totally holds up your forearm while you're sleeping so there's no chance it will fall. That was great for me because I had a nerve block and couldn't feel anything in my entire arm for about 18 hours. I also carried it around with me during... (15 replies)
Thumb surgery
Apr 29, 2016
... Did you use a Carter pillow or just adapt towels, pillows etc.? In the older posts someone was recommending the Carter pillow... (15 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)
... I am new to this board, and i am seriously considering LRTI basal thumb surgery. I need it in both hands. ... (10 replies)
... Had Basal thumb surgery five weeks ago. Still have pain and swelling. Starting my first therapy tomarrow. Surgeon said possible RSD condition. This is Regional Pain Syndrome. ... (7 replies)


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