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Dr. Waldo Floyd iii
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Wrist Operation (Definition)

Wrist operations are procedures done on a person's wrist to correct a deformity or fracture, to relieve pressure in carpal tunnel syndrome, to ...Read more


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Following wrist operation infection, what to do?

Following wrist operation infection, what to do?

Depends: Often if the ifection is superficial just antibiotics alone can take care of it. If it is deep infecion you may need oeration and cleaning out and some times more than one surgry procedure to take care of tthe infection. Occasionally one may get long term pain and stiffness inspite of our best efforts. Good luck please talk to your surgeon and let him guide you to make appropriate plan. ...Read more

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Can carpal tunnel be fixed without a wrist operation?

Can carpal tunnel be fixed without a wrist operation?

It is possible to do: It without the surgery , if it is mild case, use night splint medication and avoid repetitive movement and if not getting better steroid injection.. ...Read more

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I've had a wrist operation a few days ago. When can I play tennis again?

I've had a wrist operation a few days ago.  When can I play tennis again?

Depends: That all depends on the problem you had surgery for, the type of surgery you had and how well you are recovering. It is best to ask your surgeon. ...Read more

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What are the best place to have wrist sprain operation worldwide?

What are the best place to have wrist sprain operation worldwide?

You do not need: Simple sprain of wrist usually heals with out any long term problems if one takes care of it with rest and immobilzation. Now if you develop chronic instability and especially scaphi-lunate dissociation then you may need to have surgery. There is no one best place to have this type of surgery but find a place that has lot of experience in performing this type of operation . Good hand sur. Service. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from wrist fracture operation?

Wrist operation.: This depends on your health and the specific bone as well as the reduction achieved. In optimal conditions this is 6-8 weeks but it can take significantly longer in the range of 14 weeks. ...Read more

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How long after a wrist fracture operation will my wrist return to normal?

How long after a wrist fracture operation will my wrist return to normal?

3-6 months: For most surgically treated wrist fractures, one begins to increase their activity level on a progressive basis beginning early in the recovery. However, the bone can take as much as 3 months to heal and then recovering strength, motion, coordination and endurance can take longer. ...Read more

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