Can be common
Postop swelling is not unsual.
and gentle digital range of motion are a few simple steps to help decrease swelling (edema
). Placing the hand above the level of the heart
(e.g. Left chest) allows gravity to facilitate the edema control. A tight postoperative dressing may also be carefullly loosened. If you were placed in a splint
, you should wear as instructed by your doc.
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