6 posts tagged with elbow by escabeche.
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After the operation, doctor, will I be able to flip the bird?

What could be causing my middle finger to pull painfully towards my ring finger, especially while driving? [more inside]
posted by escabeche on Dec 29, 2012 - 8 answers

Bigger surgery or smaller?

Followup to this and this: I need surgery on my elbow to move the ulnar nerve, which is getting trapped by heterotopic ossification (extra bone inside the elbow arising from an old fracture.) Here's the wrinkle: there are two different surgeries I could have, and I have to choose which one I want -- today. [more inside]
posted by escabeche on Mar 1, 2011 - 4 answers

Tell me about your elbow surgery

Tell me about your experiences with heterotopic ossification excision, ulnar nerve transposition, or, best of all, both. [more inside]
posted by escabeche on Feb 15, 2011 - 1 answer


My left pinky finger and the outer edge of my left hand are numb and a bit tingly, presumably due to ulnar nerve compression. Safe to wait a few days and see if it goes away, or urgent? [more inside]
posted by escabeche on Jan 14, 2011 - 9 answers

How to donate an elbow brace?

How can I donate a Mayo Clinic elbow brace to someone who might need it? [more inside]
posted by escabeche on Dec 11, 2010 - 5 answers

How to play guitar with 90% of an arm

My arm broke. Is there a guitar I can still play? [more inside]
posted by escabeche on Nov 8, 2007 - 12 answers

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