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Bent elbow after treatment for osteod osteoma - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello..
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hello..
User :   Hello..
Doctor :   Yes
User :   I underwent an orthopeadic surgery in June 2006
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I was treated for osteod osteoma
User :   I was treated for osteod osteoma
Doctor :   ok
User :   after the surgery in my right elbow, I was relieved of the night pain i ised to have...
User :   after the surgery in my right elbow, I was relieved of the night pain i ised to have...
User :   after the surgery in my right elbow, I was relieved of the night pain i ised to have...
User :   But my elbow is bent at an angle of 135 degrees and i cant strtch completely... I went for physiotherapy initially and gave up
User :   But my elbow is bent at an angle of 135 degrees and i cant strtch completely... I went for physiotherapy initially and gave up
User :   how can i stretch my hand completely?
User :   how can i stretch my hand completely?
Doctor :   WHich way it is bent
User :   how can i stretch my hand completely?
Doctor :   backwards or forward
User :   forward
User :   i mean strtching completely as to reach out for something
User :   stretchg
User :   i mean strtching completely as to reach out for something
User :   i mean strtching completely as to reach out for something
Doctor :   Ok do you mean after surgery you got this
User :   Yes
User :   Yes
User :   Yes
Doctor :   Who operated you and where
User :   I got operated in chennai at malar hospital
User :   by Dr Sreekumar Raghavan
User :   by Dr Sreekumar Raghavan
User :   by Dr Sreekumar Raghavan
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you contact him for this
Doctor :   problem'
User :   Yes
User :   its nearly 18 months now and I could not continue with physiotherapy as suggested by him.
User :   its nearly 18 months now and I could not continue with physiotherapy as suggested by him.
User :   Now its late according to him
User :   its nearly 18 months now and I could not continue with physiotherapy as suggested by him.
User :   My question is: What chances do I have now?
Doctor :   Where are you located now
User :   Chennai
User :   Chennai
Doctor :   First a physical examination is needed what is it that caused the
Doctor :   It could be a contracture
Doctor :   post surgical
Doctor :   Usully contracture are avoided by proper physiotherapy
User :   But is it late now?
Doctor :   If there is a contracture there are quite few operation called releasing surgeries
User :   But is it late now?
User :   But is it late now?
User :   OK. Thanks doctor
User :   OK. Thanks doctor
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