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kennedy
05-22-2010, 01:41 PM
hi ever shince my scoliosis surgery my hand and wrist has been hurting all the time has anyone had the same problem? I'm bout brace for that problem and it helping the problem

Nitram
05-22-2010, 10:39 PM
I don't have a wrist problem but ever since surgery my left hand has been weak and my pinky is mostly numb. I had this problem pre-op, but only after sleeping at night. My surgeon had me do an MRI a couple days before surgery just to make sure I didn't have a problem in my upper back....i didn't, and he said its likely an issue with my ulnar nerve, most likely something in my elbow. I wear a brace at night now that seems to be helping some.

Rich

naptown78
05-23-2010, 01:22 PM
After my first surgery I had a problem with my pinkies too, the right more so. They were weak and upon wakening in the morning they would "click" ALOT. I would have to work them out before my hands felt comfortable. I never mentioned it to my surgeon and eventually it went away. Like a year and half later! I assume maybe it was positioning during the 11 hr surgery.