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Wrist replacement surgery 2015.Ulna tip removed ,Triquetrum and Scaphoid removed. It pop's,swollen,shooting pain?Don't live in same state as Dr anymor
Ask. And Receive..: The direct approach is best. Call your surgeon, explain your issues and listen to his recommendations. He may be able to refer you to a specialist in your area. If this is not fruitful, then call your insurance company for a list of providers in your area. HealthTap may have providers located in your new location. It is important to try to stay within the bounds of your insurance guidelines. ...Read more
Surgery 3 years ago for pinched nerve wrist & elbow still have pain & numbness of ring finger, pinky & top of hand,are my nerves permanently damaged?
Hamate fracture in left wrist & scaphoid fracture in right wrist.Left wrist has been casted &right wrist has a wrist binder.Both undisplaced.Recovery?
Fractured 5th m.Tarsal 2x in 5 years, 3 surgeries, insert/remove screw (2yrs later) and remove 2nd fracture. Can sural nerve be repaired? Lots of pain
Yes can be repaired: U should see an orthopod who'll examine and investigate as necessary, to determine whether the pain is from the nerve injury or the fx, etc. The nerve if severed can certainly be repaired, probably afetr removing scar tissue, or if there is a neuroma ( nerve tumor) it can be removed as well, to reduce the pain. Good luck. ...Read more
2 previous wrist surgeries for carpel tunnel/thumb fusion. Chronic pain+lump inside wrist. Now pulling tree roots & wrist popped with immed wrist pain?
ASSH.org/AAOS.org: I don't know any orthopaedic or hand surgeons in india. You might try the above websites to see if they have any international affiliates. Those websites are for the american society for surgery of the hand(assh) and the american association of orthopaedic surgry(aaos). ...Read more
Communited wrist fracture no surgery, in cast 7wk & remove cast 6wks passed still cant make full fist & turn palm up pain.Why? will the pain permanent
Difficult to say: post fracture stiffness if a common and difficult problem to solve. at this point sounds like you will benefit from occupational therapy and close follow up with your doctor. There is still time to see improvement in your range of motion so this may not be a permanent disability. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pls suggest hand exercises for thumb/wrist stifness after plaster /K wires removal .Wires inserted through closed reduction 4 Benet frc
See details: You need to speak with the surgeon about what he recommends for you. It is impossible to suggest specifics without being able to examine the hand. ...Read more
I had carpal tunnel surgery 8/21 & nerve release surgery but my arm where they made the incision for the nerve release is swollen and brusied. ?
Post cavus surgery-3 mo after surgery arch dropped. Big toe stuck-bones jammed on xray. Surgeon "never be as good as pre surgery & orthotics" Can fix?
Post- operative: healing and rehab takes one full year with any reconstruction. After that point, if patients that are still having pain, return of deformity or non-optimal results I would discuss possible surgical intervention. If you would like a 2nd opinion for a review of post-surgical xrays and possible treatment options currently and/or future treatments, please consult me! ...Read more
Broke distal radius in 2 places & had surgery. 6 weeks after surgery, still have 1 fracture, but my MD traded cast for brace. Did he jump the gun?
Arthroscopic ankle surgery week ago. removed floating fragment & tightened ligaments. In half splint. Feel pain when move ankle certain way. Normal?
Normal: to feel some discomfort after surgery a week post op. Gradually the pain will lessen and you should feel better, if not consult with your surgeon. ...Read more
Wrist range, elbow range problem after 10 weeks in cast after surgery w/ internal fixation of plates w/ scews for raduis and ulnar fracture?
Stiffness is expectd: after 10 weeks in a cast for anything. Dedicated hand therapy from a CHT or certified hand therapist can be a very efficient way to address stiffness, strength and other associated issues. Speak to your surgeon about this. After internal fixation the time frame is several months , at least , before one may notice a more "normal" feeling. But it could take 1-2 years! ...Read more
Had 8 surgeries since 1/2/14; partial foot amp & skin graphs. Now severe pain in spine & numb left arm & hand. CT/Xrays, Dr says collapsed diaphragm??
Surgical repair of left zygoma fracture & orbit frac., plates & screw are in place. 24 days post surgery, is it safe to sleep on this side of the face?
Why would my hand surgeon choose to use pins (coaptive fixation) instead of plates (rigid fixation)on my fracture?
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1yr ago removed implant for distal humerus elbow fracture. Arm partial stiff & triceps atrophy, no progress. Continue physio, try surgery, or no hope?
Get 2nd opinion: Elbow fractures that require orif( open reduction and internal fixation) are prone to elbow stiffness. If p.T./ bracing( dyna splint to improve extension) is not improving your motion consider seeing an ors who is proficient @ elbow arthroscopy. Arthroscopic release can improve elbow motion dramatically in some pts. It can be technically demanding so speak w/ your ors and see if this is an option. ...Read more
Transverse, comminuted distal tibial fracture 4m ago. Surgery was carried out wid plates. Can walk wid brace, uneven gait. Will i b abl 2 walk properly?
Maybe: It depends on the nature of the distal tibia fracture and if it involved the articular surface or not. Fractures that involve the joint surface can be life-changing injuries. If the articular surface was uninjured, you should regain normal walking cadence, but it could take several months as distal tibia fractures are slow to heal. It's hard to say without seeing the x-rays. ...Read more
Pin removal surgery from MRSA infected pins in bone graft replacement 3 days ago, with gen. Anesth. Been having increasingly worse vision issues since?
Are there any orthopedic surgeons using synthetic ligaments to repair plantar plate & lateral collateral ligs in foot?
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