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Had lrti surgery and still having pain. Feels stiffness in thumb. Any suggestion?

hi 6 weeks ago i had lrti surgery i am still having pain. from what i have read, i will need to be in my brace for at least 3 months sometimes i am my own worst enemy trying to do too much with my left hand (surgery hand). i have not required much therapy--most of it i can do at home. iam able to touch all my digits and lay my thumb flat to my hand but my thumb feels feels stiff after doing exercises--especially in am--any suggestions?
Asked On : Sun, 24 Jun 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Thanks for writing to us.
The pain and stiffness in the thumb can be due to a mild inflammation in the area. You can go for a follow up examination to your surgeon.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal ,
Answered: Thu, 17 Apr 2014
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