It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Message Board
THIS MESSAGE BOARD IS NO LONGER ACTIVE. TO SEE OUR ACTIVE MESSAGE BOARDS, PLEASE GO HERE





Re: Carpel Tunnel

Re: Carpel Tunnel

[ Back to Messages ]

Message

Posted by Lisa on April 09, 2000 at 22:27:21:

In Reply to: Carpel Tunnel posted by Ann on March 25, 2000 at 14:40:33:

Hi Ann:
I was having all the symptoms you were. Severe pain and numbness. Pain going from my fingertips up thru my arm to my shoulder and now ending with a pain in my chest. I have tried braces (which I wear 24/7), Pool PT, 300mg/day of Vit B6, exercising (which is very painful and my range of motion is very poor), pain meds all with no relief. I am ready to go to surgery. I am ready to to anything to relieve this pain. I have heard of many horror stories from surgery. I go to see my Dr. on 4/13 to see what she says. E-Mail me if you like at BlessingTwo@AOL.Com. Thanks for listening. Good luck!

: I've had carpel tunnel for about the last 10 years and since changing jobs last year I've got the pain, swelling, numbness and restless nights again. I've had PT 9 times already and the pain is worse. I received the ultra sound treatment with cortisone for the last 4 weeks plus doing the stretching exercises both with the therapist and at home and the pain has gotten worst; now both hands are going numb. Yesterday the therapist give me a treatment, electric stimulation with liquid cortisone. That didn't seem to help either. My physician has referred me to a hand specialist which I am to see Tuesday, Mar 30, 2000. I'm all for relieving the pain, but am afraid that if I have to have surgery it might be worse than what I now experience. If anyone can enlighten me with their experiences or let me know if there are any other options that I might consider. My physician, I might add that this is a worker's comp case, has also referred me to a cronic pain clinic that the main physician has denied. My main physician has said that acupuncture might work also; that is why she referred me to the cronic pain clinic vs surgery. But money is the biggest concern with my company, I guess, and they will go the less expensive method. Please advise. Thanks for listening.




Follow Ups




All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:46 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!