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Re: [IP] Trigger Finger

Ah, I am so releaved to read your response.  I am seeing a ND and will pass on this
info.  Currently they have me taking some Bromeline, which is helping some.

No Chopping for me.  :-)

Emily Miggins wrote:

> I have been waiting to write this msg., because I wanted to absolutely
> clear about the results I am now posting.  A couple of months back there
> were some email exchanges about this "trigger finger" stuff.
> I became very depressed because I learned that I had TF for the last 4
> years or so.
> There was just one response from a woman living here in the Bay Area that I
> found interesting as well as encouraging on this list.  Everyone else had
> pretty much given into the world of traditional medicine and had surgery
> and cortizone shots.  This frustrated me greatly.
> Not me!  I have been taking Ayurvedic herbs for joints, as well as
> Ayurvedic joint massage oil.  The joint ablets are a strange blend of
> ancient herbs from india, those I take 2-3 times a day.  The massage I do
> about 3 times a week.
> I also have been casually squeezing an excercize ball to loosen my joints
> and the crystalized sugar that has settled there on them.
> Guess what, my boyfriend, my close girlfriends and my colleagues cannot
> believe what is happening to my once crippled/ugly claw like fingers.
> I have the complete extension of all my fingers, except for one stuborn one
> in the middle of my right hand.  However, this finger is coming along as
> well.
> My thought is that the medical practice does not understand what is
> happening with DHS (Diabetic hand syndrome).  So therefore they do whatever
> they can to just make the problem 'go away', without looking at the root or
> cause of the problem.  An accupuncturist told me DHS is a sign of poor
> kidney nutrition.  This would make sense in light of Diabetic
> Complications.
> I am so thrilled to share this information with all of you.  I am at work
> right now, and when I get home I will send out a msg. with the product name
> that I am using.
> Best wishes,
> Emily
> PS: don't go for the chop.
> >I would love some referrals too.  I live in Phoenix AZ.  I am torn about having
> >the surgery right away.
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Fran
> >
> >email @ redacted wrote:
> >
> >> Hey Cindy - Here we go again.  More in common.  I had trigger finger
> >>left hand
> >> middle finger. Had it for nearly two years before I went to a Hand Specialist
> >> that I work with on my job.  Had the typical locking/catching.  Had one
> >> injection and MD stated I most likely would return for surgery as the
> >> injections normally never make it go away completely.  Guess what.  It's been
> >> nearly two years after just one injection and no more trigger finger.  What
> >> type doc are you seeing???? Ortho - Hand Specialist???  Let me know the area
> >> in which you live and I might be able to make contact at our office and ask
> >> for names of some docs that are good with hands.
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> >> Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/
> >
> >
> >
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> ReThinking Paper,
> Emily Miggins
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