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swelling after wrist surgery

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience in Hand Surgery
ICE even late and: Motion of fingers helps reduce swelling. When you make a fist and extend fingers you actually compress tissues on the side opposite to the way you mov ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience in Hand Surgery
Variable: What kind of surgery are you having.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience in Hand Surgery
Wrist sprain: A wrist sprain is an injury to the ligaments of thr bones of the wrist. These bone are the distal most parts of the radius and or ulna and carpal bon ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience in Hand Surgery
Easy: In experienced hands it is easy. Do no be afraid to ask you surgeon how many wrist scope he/she does a year. You want someone who performs at least on ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Wrist surg: Depend if your car is automatic or shift gear, the type of surgery you had, amount of pain. Talk to your surgeon about it, is the best way to find out ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Wenger
22 years experience in Sports Medicine
Talk to your surgeon: This is certainly something you want to discuss at length with your surgeon. There are dozens of "wrist" surgeries, so i can't begin to answer these ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
? Surgery: What specific type of "wrist" surgery are you having? Carpal tunnel release? Tfcc scope / debridement ? 4- corner fusion , etc., etc. Be more specific ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience in Hand Surgery
Not unusual: Typically treatment for ligament injuries involve reconstruction with partial fusions or soft tissue reconstruction that typically breakdown over time ... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: Atrophy is extremely common after surgery and in cast. Muscle takes time to get back to where it was. Get physical therapy.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Ask your surgeon: These questions should be addressed by your surgeon. Give your surgeon a call.
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