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How Long Does It Take Hand Tendons To Heal After Surgery To Repair Severed Tendons
3-4 wks : Minimum till active motion.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had surgery november 1st to repair tendon in my pinky finger and was wondering how long till i can use my other fingers and or whole hand? Thank you
6 weeks: But ask your surgeon, the repair might havebeen extensive. ...Read more
Is pain and swelling more than a month after cutting through a tendon in my hand normal? I got hurt at work and as a result a tendon in my hand was severed. A doctor initially told me i would need surgery to repair the tendon but when he discovered it wa
OT: Stiffness, pain and swelling in the hand can be normal in this setting whether or not surgery was performed. Give it at least six weeks for the tissues to regain their tensile and compressive strength and seek the instruction of an occupational therapist. Second opinions are golden. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I cut my index finger 3 months ago & thought it would heal on its own. Apparently I cut my flexor tendon, I have 0 function of the tip of my index finger. I know I probably need surgery but won't be able to until January 1st of next year when my insuranc
Index finger flexor tendon damage. I cut my finger about 3 months ago thought it would heal on its own. Apparently I cut my flexor tendon and can't use my index finger tip at all. Can I get surgery for this?
How long until one can typically switch from permanent to a removable cast after tendon surgery to repair a tendon in the wrist leading to a pinky finger?
Cut through my tendons in my hand. I had surgery, but need one more, physio isn't going to help anymore they said, can I ask to proceed without physio?
Sure: Also see acupuncturist and chinese medicine practitioner. You will be amazed how it helps your body restore itself! ...Read more
I am trying to find a pain medication that will help with my left hand.I had tendon repair surgery and it gives me extreme pain when I am at work I am trying to find out if there is a medication that ?
Is it normal to immobilise my hand and my fingers for 4 weeks after surgery for Extensor Tendon Repair ( 2 3 and 4 fingers)?
Tendon in pinky by knuckles severed in a fall yrs ago. Mb b/c it dislocated. Doc said surgery not recom b/c hand wont fist. Now just hangs. Advice?
Hello,I have a question about pain.I went through tendon repair surgery on the top of my left hand about two years ago and here recently it has been in severe pain when I am at work.I do seal coat and asphalt work for a living but what my question is do y
Resubmit question: Your question wasn't included in what you wrote. ...Read more
I cut my thumb open a couple weeks ago and had surgery to fix a tendon. How would i know if it ruptured?
Function: Whichever movement was facilitated by the presence of that tendon would be lost and you would no longer have that movement. It would also be likely to be very painful. ...Read more
My tendons and nerves of right thumb are diagnosed to be cut in an accident? How successful are hand surgeries in restoring the dexterity?
Excellent: Anticipate approximately 80-90 % return of sensation with successful nerve repair. Tendon repair without complication of adhesion or rupture should return full range of motion. This translates into successful return of dexterity. See a well qualified, board certified hand surgeon. ...Read more
What to do if I cut my thumb open a couple weeks ago and I had surgery to fix a tendon, how do I know if the tendon ruptured?
Examination: You need to see the doctor who did the repair ASAP ...Read more
Would I be able to move my fingers if a tendon in my wrist was cut? My middle and ring finger have very limited range. Is surgery needed?
Depends: Remember you have multiple tendons attached to your finger(s). So if one tendon is completely severed you will likely loss some motion but unlikely all motion. It's uncommon to severe a finger tendon without an obvious significant trauma, it's more likely that the tendon isn't able to slide appropriately along it's track, like in trigger finger. Seek the help of an orthopedic doctor. ...Read more
I severed the tendon in my pinky a month ago. I have to have surgery but canr right now of financial situation. But the tip my pointer finger is numb?
Tendon injury: The compartment in your finger are very small. Along the lateral aspects run the nerve bundle that supply sensation to the finger tip. Any injury/irritation to the nerve bundle, swelling can result in the symptoms you are experiencing. The ultimate treatment is surgery to fix the tendon and the nerve if it was damaged along with the tendon. ...Read more
Planning a tendon repair surgery for the tendon in my wrist leading to my pinky. Other fingers are fine. How restrictive will the cast be after surgery? Will I be able to use other fingers at all?
Possibly : Ask your surgeon for sure.0Get a more detailed answer ›
ER Dr said a tendon was cut from wrist laceration. I can wiggle all fingers but two are numb with limited ability to move. Well I need surgery?
Possibly.: You should see a hand specialist to be fully evaluated. Depending on your movement problems and location of the lacerations they may be able to reattach some of the tendons to improve your movement. The numbness suggests nerve damage from swelling or possible cutting from the same injury, there is unlikely much that can be done about this beyond getting the wound cleaned out and infection free. ...Read more
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