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How Does A Doctor Bandage Your Hand After Carpel Tunnel Surgery
Entrapment of the median nerve at the wrist is how we describe carpal tunnel. There are 8 carpal bones, but the hamate and pisiform form the ulnar side. The trapezium and scaphoid for the radial side. Flex the 3rd digit and look at the palmar hand side. The long flexor's tendon will be visible, the median n is just to its thumb side. Wrist flexion or extension can irritate ...Read more
I had carpal tunnel surgery a few months ago and just in the past week started having symptoms of trigger thumb same hand how quickly should i see doc?
Bother you how: There is typically some surgical pain after carpal tunnel surgery. Also, recovery can be variable and is often dependent on the duration and severity of the symptoms that you had prior to surgery. If the symptoms persist after several months then check back in with your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After carpel tunnel surgery i fell on it open handed. X-rays show no broken bones, but it is so painful, even 3 weeks after the fall. What could it be?
Reinjured surg. site: Falling on your rsurgical incision area can be painful, even weeks after surgery depending on the nature of your fall, and how hard you landed on your hand(s). Speak to your doctor for pain management. Get a 2nd opinion from a do, who can also treat you osteopathically, post trauma to remove some of the vector forces that's still at play from the fall, and have that corrected. May decrease pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It depends...: In my practice, i allow patients to return to routine activities of daily living the same day of surgery. I encourage typing and light gripping immediately. The bandage is removed after a week, at which time the incision could be washed normally and dressed with a bandaid (avoiding submersion for total of 3 weeks). Load bearing and heavy gripping (manual labor) is resumed usually after 4 weeks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is pain in the palm of my hand and my pinky normal after carpal tunnel surgery about 3 weeks post op?
Could be: The pinky finger, not so much, but the palm, especially the middle of the palm, yes. In fact, different sensations could occur. There could be an aching or tightness, or a feeling of pins and needles or an electrical feeling there. What does it feel like? It may be that it improves over time. The nerves will continue to heal now that they are not being compressed. ...Read more
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