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RE: [IPk] was cortisone injections - slightly off-topic to Stuart!



Hi Stuart

Why do your emails have lots of "B" in them.  Just curious?


Jackie

>
> Hi all,
> Hilly,B  I found that the cotisone injections work for my trigger finger very
> well and so far I have only had to have an injection in each index and middle
> finger.
> I fully apreciate what Melissa is saying that it dosent sort the underlying
> problem, but for me it has helped a great deal,B I have found that I can type
> quite quick again, which as you can apreciate being a computer techie is very
> important to me, and I can also hold a pen and a knife and fork again.
 > I also had Physio for my fingers and wrists whichB I did find helped a
little,
> although it was a bit painful at the time.
> My consultant has said that if my fingers start to lock up again, so far my
> index fingers have been lock free since october (when I had the injections)
> that I will need to have a small operation which will probably be done as day
> surgery.
> I fully agree with Melissa taht if you are having sevre problems susch as not
> being ableB to open a packet of crisps, you really do need to get refered as
> this will be having an impact on your quality of live.
> I found that getting my Diabetic consultant to refer me worked quicker than
> getting my GP to.
> I hope you get it sorted soon. I know how frustrating it is to loose the use
> of your hands, it makes even simple things hard. (I rember supporting the
> scouts in a swimming Gala and trying to make a thumbs up gesture, and failing
> because I could not make a fist, LOL).Stuart Chadwick.
>
>
> Diabetic T1 19 Years, Paradigm 715 user 1 year 4 months, Carelink user, and
> occasional CGMS User.
>
>


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