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De Quervain's Tenosynovitis Surgery Recovery Time
Yes but unlikely: The operation for dequervain's involves decompressing the first extensor compartment of the wrist. Sometimes, the two tendons in this compartment are in separate sub-compartments; if both are not decompressed, symptoms may continue. Also, if the sheath over the tendons scars back and becomes tight again, symptoms may recur, but this is rare. ...Read more
Release of a sheath: You are releasing the first dorsal extensor compartment which holds the extensor pollicis brevis and abductor pollisis longus tendons. ...Read more
How long will FULL recovery take after dual - ulnar osteotomy & de Quervain's release surgeries? Job=continuous hours of mvement of fingers/wrist/arms
Weeks: Talk to your surgeon, but it sounds like you have had extensive surgery. This will take weeks to recover. ...Read more
Thumb spica splint: is the best brace for deQ. you can get them at most drug stores walmart etc. is lie a wrist brace with an extension for the thumb. brace can help but also take nsaids, ICE MASSAGE with water frozen in a dixie cup. if not better a cortisone shot is typically curative with a visit to the orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
Torn ankle ext. retinaculum. surgeon won't fix. Tenosynovitis tib post & tendonitis tib ant/Achilles - bowstring strain. Type dr give steroid injects?
Orthopedic surg or .: An orthopedic surg, a Physiatrist or a sports med, specialist. Could give inj of steroid. You could also be a candidate for a different tpye of injection called prolotherapy. It involves a type of solution that stimulates thickening of damaged ligaments and tendons. ...Read more
Hand/wrist specialis: See an orthopedic hand/wrist specialist, who would be able to perform the injection. ...Read more
Patella dislocation after lateral release. 2nd lateral release medial reticulum repair , medial menicus repair. How long average recover?
6 Month: What take too long to heal is the repair of the medial meniscus. ...Read more
Be patient: Such a small tendon can take months to heal after surgery. ...Read more
8-12 wks.: " tennis elbow" surgery is fairly straightforward and can be done " open" or arthroscopically . Long term results w/ either technique is similar.Be sure u have failed all non-operative treatment before undergoing surgery( including for some ors prp injections).If u have, surgery has a higher success rate. Good luck! ...Read more
Is JAS wrist brace a good option for home therapy program after distal radius surgery, to recover ROM in wrist?
Dynamic splinting: can help a stiff wrist but one must be certain that the potential to improve is there and that the boney anatomy will tolerate this. The most important person to ask is your treating hand or orthopedic surgeon in conjuction with a plan from your therpist. these splints cannot substitute for therapy they are used in controlled situations, be careful not to irritate or inure tissues ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5-8 months: Depending on the actual procedure that is done, most people are nonweightbearing in a cast for 4-6 weeks then weightbearing cast for 4-6 weeks, then pt. Most are not running for 5 months or longer. I have developed a new procedure that the recovery is 1 wk in a orthoboot nwb, 2nd week is weightbearing, 3rd week pt, running by 5-6 weeks. ...Read more
Anterior Tarsal Tunnel Release and excision of exostosis surgery recovery takes how long?Can you walk after?How much pain is there? Wheres the cut?
?: There is not an area referred to as the Anterior Tarsal Tunnel. These are questions you should speak with your surgeon about. ...Read more
CTR recovery: In my practice the patient has a soft dressing for 1 week and they start mobilizing in the second week. Recovery from the carpal tunnel surgery can be as quick as two weeks but the nerve recovery may take 6 months if the nerve compression was severe. Scar matures over 6-9 months. Your hand surgeon is the best person to give you detailed information about recovery specific to your condition. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
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