avoid thumb surgery

avoid thumb surgery

There are many risks and complications associated with thumb surgery, such as:

  • Risk of infection
  • Painful post-surgical recovery
  • Prolonged rehabilitation
  • Chronically limited range of motion, pain, weakness, decreased activity level, or pain in other parts of the hand due to new stresses created by the surgical repair
  • Nerve damage from the surgery leading to chronic numbness, weakness and/or pain