Re: Ulnar shortening
I'd say probably yes to surgery if you still have tfcc type pain that hasn't improved with treatment.
I'm unsure about the impact of the thumb spica brace. Do you have pain on that side as well?
Asthma, Allergies, severe LPR/GERD, Anemia, TMJD, Hearing Loss, Ulnar Impaction Syndrome, Shoulder Impingement--both shoulders, Benign Joint Hypermobility, possible Ehlers Danlos Syndrome