I have had severe pain in my wrist after getting a partial wrist fusion. The pins were removed 2 weeks early because they went through the bone or migrated. How normal is this pain how long will it last and what can I do for the pain besides eat painkillers which is the only thing my doctor keeps telling me to do.
Did your orthopedic surgeon take an xray after your fusion to make sure the bones are fusing together? You have a spider plate? I think thats what it is called. How long ago did you have the fusion. I had an intercarpal fusion and the pain was severe for a good 5 months afterwards. I am having other problems with it now but as far as after I had it done my doctor did about 2 xrays to make sure there was union of the fusion. Sorry I can not be of any further help.
I was also wondering how come you had to have the wrist fusion?
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.