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What Can You Do To Relieve The Discomfort Of A Pulled Tendon In Your Finger
Depends on severity: A "pulled tendon" might describe a trigger finger or tendonitis that involves occasional locking of the digit. This can be treated often with deep massage and nsaids, possibly cortisone injection. Or, it might describe an injured or torn tendon in which case treatment will depend on which tendon and the degree of injury i.E anything from splinting to surgical repair. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I cut an extensor tendon middle finger, had some fingertip numbness but has since healed(5wks) no rom issues but it is swollen, slight discomfort?
Doctor said I have pulled a tendon in my finger. I have woken today and am not able to move my finger at all, is this normal?
Pulled tendon injury: can cause significant swelling which can make it difficult to move the affected joint. Although you didn't mention swelling I'm guessing this is what it is, with the decreased movement during sleep adding to swelling that accompanies injury. If you truly cannot move the finger at all and have no feeling, you should have it re-evaluated right away as there could nerve impingement/damage ...Read more
I got my finger pulled sideways, and it hurts and is swelled a little between the knuckle joint is that a pulled tendon?
I felt something pull in the top of my hand connecting to the trigger finger when i was stretching. How do I know if it's a tendon or muscle tear?
Bent ring finger backward. I now have occasional numbness in all fingertips and hand feels achey and tired. Could this be a pulled tendon or nerve dam?
R arm/shoulder/neck pain ×7yrs. Hand is cold, fingers swollen. Surgeries include : wrist tendon release/bone spur, wrist for torn ligaments & radial nerve release. Zero pain relief. Where to go now?
3 weeks: In particular if you have ruptured a flexor tendon (one that bends the finger) you need to have it fixed within 3 weeks or you need a reconstruction. Extensor tendons you have up to 6 weeks. ...Read more
Depends : The thickness of the fat layer varies greatly between different parts of the body and in different people. The fat layer in hands and feet is usually quite thin while fat on the abdomen can be several inches thick. Obese people may have several inches of fat while athletic people may have nearly none. Nerves are present in the skin and below the fat but tendons are only present underneath the fat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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