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Thumb Articulation Fusion
Joint: Tumb has several joints. You will not be able to move fused joint. ...Read more
A fusion gets rid of a joint or disk between to bones, getting the bones to join together with bone between them. If successful, it eliminates almost all the motion between the bones. Sometimes fusion simply occur as a result of disease, rarely from aging. Most of the time ...Read more
Depends: Is it your dominant thumb( writing hand)? You may want a day or two off if it is very painful after surgery. ...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?
Many ways: It depends on the type of thumb fracture that you have. Some require immobilization only, others are best served with fixation with pins or plates and screws. If you have a thumb fracture, please see an orthopedic surgeon for an exam and x-rays to make sure your fracture is treated appropriately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Injury?: Can't explain this other than injury or overuse of the thumb (video game enthusiasts get this a lot). Using the thumb to text can do it as well. Look into what, if any, overuse activities with the thumb you might be doing. ...Read more