[Previous Months][Date Index][Thread Index][Join - Register][Login]   Help@Insulin-Pumpers.org
  [Message Prev][Message Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]   for subscribe/unsubscribe assistance
 
 

[IP] Trigger Finger Surgery



 I too had trigger finger surgery; on 8 of my fingers. Unlike Carpal Tunnel
> surgery the trigger finger does not come back after proper surgery. 
> Picture
> a pulley and the rope having a knot in it. It kind of looks like that 
> until
> the pulley is able to allow the line to smoothly go back and forth through
> the pulley. I had Carpal Tunnel surgery and 2 trigger finger surgeries at 
> a
> time. I was awake and after the surgeries I went out for donuts and 
> coffee.
> With proper therapy, did mine at home, it is only a very short term to 
> 100%
> recovery. Just make absolutely sure as you can that you have the best hand
> surgeon you can find. I live in South Florida and went to Atlanta for my
> surgeries.
>
> As Kathy said; call around and see if anyone will do the surgery for less 
> or
> adjust the cost for you.
> Phyllis
>
> ____________________
> I could
>> hardly make a fist and something popped and my finger was stuck in a
>> trigger holding position, except with the middle finger. I was in shock
>> and it
>> turns my gut thinking about it this morning. Went online and looked at it
>> in
>> detail.
>> One can only get two steroid shots and that is it and if that doesn't do
>> it, there is the operation and that is no guarantee as with any surgery.
>> Now, I am thinking...."Will I have to live with this if I can't afford 
>> the
>> operation." I do not have insurance right now........
.
----------------------------------------------------------
for HELP or to subscribe/unsubscribe/change list versions,
contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org