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Exactly Mcp Joint Hand
I'm missing an mcp joint (i think that's what it's called, its the bump below your thumb) on my right hand. What can I do?
Is it arthritis: The joint wears out, especially in women. If it is painful, see an orthopedist to learn if surgery is needed. ...Read more
Moderate to severe pain in 2nd and 3rd posterior MCP joints on dominant hand. Pain worse with adduction and extension of fingers. Cause?
Recommendations : Need to know more about your condition, like swelling or redness, history of trauma or overuse your hand professionally, history of involvement other joint before and so on. But anyway try now Motrin or Advil 400mg 3-4 times a day and some joint cream and rest for your hand./fingers for 2 weeks. Hope it will be better. ...Read more
A radial collateral ligament reconstruction of the MCP joint in my left thumb. Will my thumb ever open up? Or am I limited to the way my hand was cast
Unfortunately this-: -requires immobilization , & may or in Ur case did lead 2 some arthrofibrosis. This is due 2 3 things. The original injury, the invasive procedure & the post op immobilization . The cast is 4 immob. & Ur thumb should B mobile when it is removed, not stay in the same position. If U R just out of Ur cast, PT should help U attain motion. ...Read more
Adaptation: Regular use cause enlargement or hypertrophy of whatever extremity is being used. This is a normal response. Popping your knuckles does not cause larger joints. ...Read more
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