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Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Tfcc tear: Yes a car accident can cause a tfcc tear.

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Blake Miller
12 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Another surgeon: If you've had 3 tfcc repairs in the last six years, this is becoming an exercise of futility. I'd recommend seeing another hand surgeon for a second o ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience in Hand Surgery
Doubtful: The tfcc is a cartilage and ligamentous complex that extends from the ulnar styloid to the ulnar border of the radius and acts to stabilize the distal ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Everett
Specializes in Family Medicine
Indicated: this is the preferred conservative treatment. Good luck
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: It varies quite a bit, depending in part on the severity of the injury to the TFCC. Some people may have a very mild injury and do fine without even ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
Possible: A fall on outstretched arm may lead to a tear of the triangular fibrocartilage complex. It is also possible the tear predates the fall hence the term ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Wittenberg
20 years experience in Podiatry
Tenosynovitis: Tenosynovitis means inflammation of the internal lining/membrane of a tendon. The Flexor Hallucis Longus or Flexor Digitorum longus tendons run along ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Henley
19 years experience in Hand Surgery
Not really: Tendonitis is inflammation of a tendon sheath (the tight passageway where tendons glide). A sprained wrist is an injury of the ligaments of the wrist. ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Ligament tear: The tfcc is the triangulo-fibro-cartilage complex. It connects the radius and ulna bone at the wrist. When torn can lead to pain and swelling(effusi ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Tingling: Numbness of fingers, tingling, wrists pain when strained or inflammed. When severe, your hand feels like its on fire, especially at night.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience in Sports Medicine
Similar but dift: The symptoms of a sprain vs fracture involve a combination of pain, swelling and some motion limitation. The best way to differentiate the two would ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience in Plastic Surgery
See a hand surgeon: Fractures through joint surfaces are generally more problematic than those outside of joints. Depending on a number of factors, they may predispose to ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: Usually in longitudinal plane not transverse....
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hal Blatman
40 years experience in Pain Management
Grow cartilage: Most doctors do not believe, but we actually grow new cartilage in every joint in our body, every minute of every day. You need to wear out more slowl ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
19 years experience in Interventional Radiology
Typical: This is typical in your age group. By age 50, the large majority of men (especially athletes) with have some degree of rotator cuff injury. My ortho ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
90-95% ok: Scaphoid fractures can go to non union (not healed) best result is with a thumb spica wrist cast. Hamate fractures usually heal without a problem.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Your question is???: What is your question? Making a statement is not asking a question. Ii assume you have discussed your options with an orthopedist.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience in Sports Medicine
Depends: Many peroneal tears can be treated with rest, bracing or other forms of temporary immobilization plus a rehabilitation program. Surgery can be utilize ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience in General Surgery
No lump for carpel: A ganglion cyst will have a lump. The carpel tunnel syndrome will have pain with repetitive movement such as typing. See your doctor and they will e ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
32 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: No.See a hand surgeon.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel McClurg
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Many: Swelling, bruising, pain, deformity. The only way to know for sure is an x-ray.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
19 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not necessarily: I don't treat imaging studies but rather the clinical symptoms. Are you having pain in the wrist at times or is the pain continuous in nature? Is th ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Naftulin
33 years experience in Pain Management
Benign mass vs nerve: A ganglion cyst is a benign mass or lump that frequently occurs at the wrist. It can be uncomfortable and unsightly but is not harmful. Carpal tunnel ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
That is a very com--: Plex problem that you have. Is it in the same arm or elbow area? Is this from an injury? Without being seen ; examined/investigated, its difficult ... Read More
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