Will I have full function in my fingers after finger joint surgery?

That is the goal. No surgical procedure can guarantee results. Generally speaking, all musculoskeletal procedures have a goal of either improving function and/or decreasing pain. If the surgery goes as planned, if you avoid any post-op complications, and if the rehab goes as planned, you should experience an improvement in function.

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Is intermittent throbbing/spasms normal 24 hours after removal of cyst from the top finger joint? Surgery done at surgery center by hand surgeon

Probably. 24 hours is not very long post op. As long as it is intermittent and there is no pus, increasing redness or swelling, I would give it another day or two. If symptoms persist or worsen over and past the 48-72 post op hour mark, call the hand surgeon. Read more...

I had basal joint surgery 9/5 and am experiencing intermittent numbness in my fingers. Should I be concerned? I am currently in a non-removable cast.

See your Doctor. Time to go back to see your Doctor. Numbness of the fingers means that you are having problems with either nerve compression or blood flow, either of which could be due to your cast. It may have to be removed and replaced, possibly with a soft cast or wrap at this time. Read more...

After finger surgery staph infection (recovered), is staph risk higher for cortisone injection to free up finger joint?

Yes. Corticosteroid medication (cortisone) has some beneficial effects in reducing edema and pain, but decreases the function of white blood cells in fighting infection. It is reasonable to state that in the setting of a previous post surgical infection that cortisone injection would increase the risk of recurrent infection. Read more...