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Unable to bend my finger
I'm unable.to bend my left hand index finger after doing k wire surgery. It's been almost a year till.now. the shape also looks different.. k wire was inserted between the 2 bones to keep.them joined.
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Physiotherapy treatment and gently stretching and  ball exercises
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Yes x ray required previous and present one Stiffness common if not mobilised early also depending on other factors as type of fracture etc
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one year over by this time catilage erosion is there and extra articular adhesions well formed may not get full range
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Hot fomentation. Gentle Stretching of Hand Muscles. Ball exercises. Wrist Exerciser.
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Need to visit physiotherapist
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Definitely a physiotherapist would be able to improve your range of motion and for the deformity also some reversal is possible.Line of treatment will be contrast bath,wax/Laser therapy,mobilization and mobility exercises.
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physiotherapy asap
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Although the period of 1 year is more than enough for the formation of a permanent deformity. But still efforts can be made by a competent orthopedic physiotherapist. It can be mobilised and manipulated to get the range(flexion) and strength... i. e.  Wax therapy +exercises will help if done with patience.
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Hello. Well it looks like you are telling that there is deformity after the procedure..It's either that the condition was really bad that only so much could be done... I would suggest you to follow up with the orthopaedician ..Thank you
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Hello there,,,,,where exactly k wire is inserted...is it between the small two joints of the finger or is it between the joint between that of palm & index finger(important to know for the outcome of rehab protocol) ....if you could put in the post operative x ray then exact location can be known......also would like to know weather the finger bends little or is completely unable to bend. Regards & Take care.
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