Thank you for your honesty. The doctor told me that my arm will be numb until the next day because of the block. Did you have a block? They said if I didn't have the surgery I would eventually loose use of my thumb. I don't want the surgery but don't want that to happen either. . I can only be off work for 2 weeks. The doctor said that would be fine. I can drive after the sutures are out. Can you do anything with your hand? I am a manager at a medical practice and at least need to use the computer. Did you have a lot of pain before the surgery?View Thread
I am scheduled to have the surgery on my right hand (I am right handed) in 2 weeks. After talking to the therapist, she said the recovery is rough, and reading these posts I am scared to have th surgery. I do have pain most of the time, but can live with it. I just don't want to lose the use of my hand. However and way too afraid to have the surgery. Any advise would help.View Thread
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