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Strain Tendon Hand
It depends: There are several tendons and many more ligaments of the wrist. Ususally when referring to a strain it is in referrence to a ligament. Tendons become inflammed and are referred to as tendonitis. A strained ligament can take several weeks to months to completely heal and many times depending on which ligament surgery is often needed. Tendons, treated conservatively can heal in 3-4 weeks. ...Read more
I have recently strained a tendon in my left arm just above my elbow joint this caused a lump ultrasounds revealed no problems and I have had physio as well now my arm has a burning sensation on my forearm between my wrist and elbow it feels really hot bu
Can't extend fingers: These are the tendons that you use when you uncurl your fist and straighten out your fingers. They sometimes rupture because of rheumatoid or other inflammatory arthritis, especially if there has been a lot of swelling in the wrist for a long time. This problem can be surgically repaired, but it is better to prevent the problem than repair it. See your doctor. ...Read more
Varies: Many variables factor into your healing. The ability to rest, rehab, use of other treatments (bracing, injections, medications), age, diet, genetics, etc. Tendons are slower to heal than muscles because of less blood flow. What one defines as "healing" is important as well. Pain free with typical daily activities versus returning to a vigorous sport such as tennis or basketball. Expect 1-4 months ...Read more
Possibly: This could be normal post-operative pain, but f you have any concern of worsening or persistence of the sensation you should discuss it with your hand surgeon. ...Read more
I got a bad tendon on right hand on biceps what to take i fill payne only when i trening for biceps and back?
I had surgery to repair some nerves and tendons in left fingers and hand and it was unsuccessful and is now very painful?
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 caused his hand to pull up toward his forearm in the middle of the night... very painful... could see the tendon pulling, then finally subsided?
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
5 weeks after my sugery on the inside of my right hand, still stiff, pain, even with exercises, tendon cut next appt 7-17 is this normal. I had 3 cyst?
Refer to answer: Usually there is no stiffness after surgery, may be limitation of motion. If you are stiff do not do any more surgeries. First stay away from all gmo food plus chicken and turkey meet. Second make sure your hga1c is below 5.6, TSH is below 2.0, and your CBC diff, crp, ana, rf, are normal. Uric acid need to be below 5. Automatically with exercise stiffness goes away. ...Read more
See doctor : Cut tendon needs to be assessed immediately by doctor. Go to ER please. ...Read more
See a hand surgeon!: A hand surgeon will examine you and perform some tests to make sure that your tendon was not damaged. Sometimes, with partial tendon injuries, you can still bend your fingers. However, if you don't treat it properly, they can tear completely and you will lose finger motion. ...Read more
Loss of function: If a tendon is cut or ruptures, it can no longer straighten or bend the joint it is crossing. So if you lose the ability to bend or straighten a joint, there is a good chance you have a tendon injury. ...Read more
See below: Tendons are tubular soft tissue structured that connect muscles to bones. When muscles contract, they pull on tendons which transmit that force to the bones causing motion. Tendons can be injured by over use or sudden injury. When they occur in the hand they would be described as hand tendon injuries. Severe hand tendon injuries may require surgery and extensive rehab. ...Read more
I cut the back of my hand about an inch long cut I can move all my fingers and hand is it likely I could have severed any tendons completely?
No: Cutting tendons would cause a lot of pain and difficulty with movement. ...Read more
The diagnose about my 5th leaping finger in my hand is to cut the little hand tendon.Is any other method to unblock my finger?It's blocked every day.
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?
Tendon surgery: Is often successful but therapy is equally or more important than surgery as a healing tendon lays down scar and one want the scar to form on the tendon but not to the surrounding tissues making adhesion and stiffness. Additional surgery can be needed for adhesions but it is important to keep passive motion, so often it is best not to abandon therapy, ask your surgeon for more info ...Read more
I woke with a lump on the top of my hand (middle of hand ) looks like its on the tendon or next to. It moves up and down the top of my hand with the ?
Possible ganglion : That might be ganglion . Please see your doctor for examination to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more
I am a 49-year-old male w/ major 1st carpelmetacarpel degeneration dominent hand noninvasive didn' work, tendon procidure unacceptable. What are best options? Goal=little longterm pain, full strength.
Hand surgeon: Perhaps see a university based hand surgeopn who could give you your options. ...Read more
A HAND tendon may: Require surgery, splinting or observation depending upon the location, the percentage of injury and the preconditions prior to the injury. However a prompt assesment by a hand surgeon or a comparably trained health care provider is needed to determine the proper course of action. Hand surgeons are well versed in these decisions http://getahanddoc.Blogspot.Com/. ...Read more
Quad strain: Pain above the kneecap or mid thigh depending on the strain area. Sometime there is swelling or bruising. It may also be difficult to flex the knee. ...Read more
3 time a day at 1st:
Dmso is a very safe agent that often reduces pain and inflammation when applied topically. Once absorbed it's metabolized into msm, also anti-inflammatory. While there's not much research it's reasonable to try. For guidelines ; other suggestions see
http://www.Dailymile.Com/blog/health/dmso-the-best-injury-treatment-youve-never-heard-of. ...Read more
No: This is not usually operated. Get a second opinion locally, or even go up to the mayo clinic. ...Read more
Decreased motion: Particularly the ability to voluntarily actively move an isolated finger joint or a change in the resting position or posture of the hand or wrist could mean a tendon rupture. The exact mechanics of course vary by location within the hand. A tendon rupture nay be sudden or gradual from attrition and may or may not be painful depending upon the mechanism . Local swelling may precede or follow. ...Read more