How long is recovery from De Quervain surgery?
Your doctor or your physiotherapist or occupational therapist may recommend that you wear a splint on your hand for 1 to 4 weeks after surgery. It may take 6 to 12 weeks for your hand to heal completely. After you heal, you may be able to move your wrist and thumb without pain.
Is De Quervains painful?
De Quervain’s tenosynovitis (dih-kwer-VAINS ten-oh-sine-oh-VIE-tis) is a painful condition affecting the tendons on the thumb side of your wrist. If you have de Quervain’s tenosynovitis, it will probably hurt when you turn your wrist, grasp anything or make a fist.
When do you need surgery for de Quervain’s tenosynovitis?
Will I need surgery for de Quervain’s tenosynovitis? You might need surgery if your case is severe or if other treatments don’t relieve your pain. During outpatient surgery, the surgeon makes a small cut in the sheath around the swollen tendons. This provides more room for the tendons to move.
How big is the incision for de Quervain’s surgery?
A 3-cm incision is placed over the prominent thickening of the first dorsal compartment.
Can De Quervain’s tenosynovitis recur after surgery?
It is rare for de Quervain’s tenosynovitis to recur after surgery.
How long is tendon release surgery?
The surgery usually takes about 30 minutes. As you wake up in the recovery room, the nurse will check to be sure you are stable and comfortable. It is important for you to tell your doctor and nurse how you feel and ask questions about any concerns you may have.
Can De Quervain’s recur after surgery?
How long before you can walk after ankle surgery?
It takes around six to 10 weeks to recover from a broken ankle. During this time, you will probably need to wear a cast or boot. Most people are able to walk normally again and resume their daily activities by around three months. Endurance will improve over time and as your strength improves.