Ulnar Collateral Thumb Ligament After Surgery

Hi, I had an ulnar collateral ligament repair for thumb with graft of wrist tendon ten months ago. I was in therapy for four to five months, with difficulties in recovering from "prolonged secondary immobilization." It is now nearly a year later and I still have the intense itching, redness, stiffness, pain, especially around the surgical site/scar, that I had immediately after the surgery. My range of motion is better, but I still have trouble lifting and holding fairly light objects (<10 lbs), and cannot write for more than 5 minutes. Should I be concerned about how my thumb is holding up post-surgery? What can I do to alleviate my symptoms?

Posted By Laura on June 05, 2011 at 19:06:49:

The T2 active ankle support, is state of the art ankle protection gear. It's feather light EVA padding system hugs every contour of the ankle for an incredibly snug, comfortable fit.

[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ Ask The Physical Therapist ] [ Disclaimer ]
Follow Ups
Post Followup




Optional Link URL:
Link Title:
Optional Image URL:

[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ Ask The Physical Therapist ] [ Disclaimer ]

    We offer you an opportunity to ask specific questions to knowledgeable professionals. Any information posted on orthopedicquestions.com is intended for general informational purposes only and is not medical advice, and should not be construed as medical opinion, diagnosis or treatment. See your health-care professional for medical advice and treatment.
Ask the Physical Therapist (Physical Therapy and Athletic Trainer)
Ask the Orthotist (Orthopedic braces and supports specialist)
Ask the Chiropractor (Back and Spine Specialist)