... Had a carpal tunnel, guyon's canal, and cubital tunnel release on Jun 25th and have been recovering since. ... (1 replies)
... Thank you so much....I am amazed at the similiar problems we have. It really helps to know that there are others like myself out there!!! Your advice is much appreciated.
LaDawn (4 replies)
... I have cubital tunnel syndrome and had to sleep with a half cast on my arm until I was diagnosed and treated for hypothyroidism. ... (4 replies)
... good luck on your surgery, had both carpal and cubital almost two weeks ago, and was put under for the surgery. get stitches out tomorrow, thank goodness. then have to have the other arm done when this one heals. ... (4 replies)
... The general way of doing Cubital Tunnel surgery is under a general anesthetic, so you're totally asleep. That's the way mine was done. ... (4 replies)
... In April 2006 I had surgery for cubital tunnel syndrome left elbow under general anesthesia. The surgeon removed alot of scar tissue but did not move the nerve over. ... (4 replies)
... he morning too but I think the hand is worse right now. It does hurt, but I don't know exactly what they can do for the arm. The EMG doctor told me it's probably tendonitis and once they do the carpal tunnel release the elbow should improve. I hope so. I don't want to be out of work too long. ... (6 replies)
... I have an appt to see the hand surgeon on March 14. I'm sure he is going to want to do the CT surgery. I don't know about the elbow though. The doctor that did the EMG test said there wasn't any nerve damage, maybe just tendonitis. The EMG came out that I have carpal tunnel in the hand. Just have to wait I guess to see the doctor now. (6 replies)
... Just wondering. I had carpal/cubital surgery back in 2003. A few years after that I began to get tingling and numbness at night. The EMG's always registered different numbers, and the doctor said it might be scar tissue or something that was not done properly the first time. So in january 2007 I had a second carpal on my left hand. Now both hands are doing the tingling bit,... (0 replies)
... Today I received some papers in the mail from the hospital/surgeons office. I need to have a pre-op exam through my family doctor before they schedule the surgery. EKG, blood test, chest xray. Plus I have to sign a consent form and fill out some other health related questions about past surgeries etc. I know I am healthy but I guess this is routine.
I will have general... (4 replies)
... Thanks Aurorapup. :) That is what I thought. I will wait until they phone with a surgery date and ask what type of anesthetic they will use. (4 replies)
... Yes it can. Both my arms hurt so severely before CT surgery that I actually had less pain in them the very day of surgery after the anaesthetic wore off than before surgery. But I would recommend seeing a doc asap & getting some books from the library on repetitive stress syndrome. It also depends on which part of your hand hurts etc as to whether it is tendonitis, or an... (1 replies)