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Trigger Finger Recovery Time After Surgery
What is the usual recuperative time after trigger finger surgery on dominant hand? In other words, when might I expect to at least partially use hand?
Trigger finger: Typically you can use the hand for simple tasks right away. Wound takes 10-14 days to heal. Palm can remain sore for 3-4 weeks. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Trigger finger is a common disorder of later adulthood characterized by catching, snapping or locking of the involved finger flexor tendon, associated with dysfunction and pain. A disparity in size between the flexor tendon and the surrounding retinacular pulley system, most commonly at the level of the first annular (a1) pulley, results in difficulty flexing ...Read more
More than one at tim: But there is no set "how" or amount. It is a great subject to talk about INDIVIDALLY with a surgeon if that is what someone is seeking. Much depends upon how severe each problem is by itself, how healthy the person is, age general health, risks vs benfits of doing it all at once vs having more than one trip to the OR. Where the ganglion is ie the finger near the trigger or somewhere else. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, minor surgery: Both conditions are common and can be performed at the same time. It will only take a few minutes as an outpatient surgical procedure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When should I return to work after having trigger finger surgery how long before i can return to work
Depends on treatment: With the traditional procedures it is usually within 2 weeks however with some of the minimal invasive procedures such as endoscopic or percutaneous procedures there are no sutures that need removal and activity including working is allowed within the first week. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any side effects or things I should be aware of such as permanent loss of dexterity after hand surgery for trigger finger (pinky finger)?
Not usual: Release of band in trigger finger is relatively simple surgery and should not cause' loss of dexterity ' how ever if unexpected infections etc sets in may result in loss of dexterity, ask your surgeon, risks and benefits of surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long will my husband have pain after trigger finger surgery.. 2 fingers on left hand. Will it be severe?
Few days: 5-7 days, depends on the extent of surgery. ...Read more
Yes: Recent research just published within the last few months does show an increased risk of developing trigger finger after carpal tunnel surgery. The biomechanics of the tendons going through the carpal tunnel are altered slightly after the surgery which can in fact increase the risk of developing trigger finger. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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