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Hi doc, hope you're well. Had a type vi tibial plateau fx n calcaneua fx, 6 surgery 's been 1 yr n 4 months. I'm on meds. When r these pains gonma stop?
Post operative pain: Post op pain varies with number of surgeries, extent and nature. Speak to your orthopedic surgeon; however, pain varies from patient to patient over time. ...Read more
My thumb has been spasming (not a light tic) all day down to the webbing. Never happened before. No pinched nerves or hyper/hypo calcemia. Any idea?
Irritation: This kind of situation, a muscle spasm, is not uncommon. An irritation of the nerve supplying the involved muscle (not necessarily a pinched nerve), trauma to or over use of the involved muscle, transient disruption of the normal electrolyte movement into and out of the muscle cells, and electrolyte deficiency like low potassium and or magnesium. Keep the hand warm, rest the thumb and Gatorade. ...Read more