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Trigger Finger Surgery Recovery Time
Is Trigger finger surgery an outpatient procedure or is it done in Dr office? How long is the recovery period? Any info is appreciated. Thanks!
Yes: Trigger finger surgery is an outpatient procedure, meaning that you are not admitted to the hospital for it. It can be done in a hospital OR, or a surgery center, or a doctors office based primarily on the resources the individual physician has available to him. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Many factors: This is a questions that should be answered by the surgeons financial counselor staff. It depends on the fee from the surgeon and wether it is performed in a surgical center or hospital and what insurance you are using. There are cash price options so price is very transparent. for example we post the price in our clinic so patients are not surprised. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Just had trigger finger surgery how long should I be out of work i also work in a kitchen how long should I be out of work
Until sutures out: Every patient varies how they respond to trigger finger release not only between each other, but also finger to finger and left to right. Also depending on the severity (if there was a contracture) it may take longer to rehabilitate. The primary concern would be osha requirements with the wounds, and therefore sutures typically have to be out. Many compliant patients can flex immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mild discomfort: I perform trigger thumb surgery under local anesthetic. It usually takes about 10-15 min. To identify and release the a1 pulley, which is what causes triggering. After surgery, the thumb will be immobilized for a few days. It takes about 2 weeks for the wound to heal. During the healing phase, you will be able to use the thumb. Narcotic pain medicine may be needed for a short time, post-op. ...Read more
So I am scheduled for trigger finger surgery soon i have a lot of anxiety can I be sedated for this procedure?
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
My husband took 2 oxycodone over 6 hours ago and is dizzy. Had trigger finger surgery this am, is dizziness normal?
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
If a surgery of trigger finger is made and later an other finger in the same hand have the samecase. Would an other surgery be made in this same hand?
Hard to say, but: Look for a hand surgeon who does the procedure with local anaesthesia in his office. This avoids the extra cost of hospital or surgery center facility fee and avoids the anaesthesia fee. It is like going to the dentist . Since it is done in the office, you and the doctor can agree on a fee. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of test can be done to make sure you have trigger finger before surgery is done. Just want make sure before surgery had be done. ?
Not sure you : Need any test a clinical exam should be sufficienct. ...Read more
Have there been any advances in the last few years in surgery for trigger finger? What surgical/non-surgical advances do you expect?
This surgery is very: straightforward in the absence of contracture, significant tenosynovitis, overlyng inflammatory disorders, gouty tendon invasion, tenodesis or arthritic joints that add stiffness. the surgical approach is often the same, incision direction and size may differ but its still in the scheme of things the same. Some speak about limited exposire or ultrasound guided but one still needs to release pulley ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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