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C5-c6 quadriplegic, body paralyzed from waist-down, no finger dexterity, cant move arms completely. wants to go for hand cycling. possible? Safe?

C5-c6 quadriplegic, body paralyzed from waist-down, no finger dexterity, cant move arms completely. wants to go for hand cycling. possible? Safe?

Consult required: I wish I could help but this is too complex a question for a message board. I suggest talking to a doctor that you already have a relationship with to see what kind of exercise is OK. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects or things I should be aware of such as permanent loss of dexterity after hand surgery for trigger finger (pinky finger)?

Are there any side effects or things I should be aware of such as permanent loss of dexterity after hand surgery for trigger finger (pinky finger)?

Not usual: Release of band in trigger finger is relatively simple surgery and should not cause' loss of dexterity ' how ever if unexpected infections etc sets in may result in loss of dexterity, ask your surgeon, risks and benefits of surgery. ...Read more

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What else can cause loss of dexterity and strength in fingers and hand besides carpel tunnel?

What else can cause loss of dexterity and strength in fingers and hand besides carpel tunnel?

Fingers: Problems with the nerve root in the neck, thoracic outlet or other entrapments on the way down (pronator syndrome etc.). ...Read more

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My fingers are stiff?

My  fingers are stiff?

Too vague.: Stiff fingers can occur with swelling of any sort or simply arthritis or overuse. ...Read more

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Dry split finger tips?

Dry split finger tips?

Eczema: Most common cause is eczema or dry skin from over washing, chemical exposure or contact dermatitis. Wear protective gloves washing dishes and working with detergents or chemicals. Moisturizer frequently, use aquaphor or vaseline under cotton gloves at bedtime. ...Read more

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What is finger-feeding?

What is finger-feeding?

Finger foods: Essentially (what i think you mean at least) is feeding the child foods that they, or you, can finger feed with... I.E. Cheeriohs, veggie puffs, etc... ...Read more

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What causes black fingers?

What causes black fingers?

Blood flow: Black fingers would be a decrease in blood flow leading to necrosis. Some infections can cause this as well ...Read more