I sure hope so Penny those cortisone shots are Very Painful and didnt work for me either i only had one but dint want to go through that again so my hand specialist said i have a better percentage rate with surgery my surgery is not going to be done in the office i am actually having it done in the O.R. I saw the video of how it is done no way am i staying awake for that! home remedys take to long and i am in to much pain to wait any longer thumb stablizer didnt work either gave me blistersView Thread
had carpal tunnel surgery did very well after went to therapy had no real problems then about 3 months after i started to have pain in my thumb felt like it was dislocated had x-ray and my doctor said it was trigger thumb recieved a cortisone shot (never had a shot so painful ever) still having pain and weakness in thumb beginning to think i may have to have surgery again really not wanting to but nothing else is working i even tried to wear a thumb stabalizer but it does not seem to be working either! i will try the hot and cold water advice before i see my doctor again in 2 weeks i am suppossed to get another cortisone shot butr really dont want to! he said i could have up to 3( 6 weeks apart ) but dont know if i want to do that again thaanks to the above readers for the adviceView Thread
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