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22 May

Stiff fingers
Have two middle fingers SO stiff can only bend from straight-up down 90 degrees into the palm. Can NOT make a fist. Main stiffness/pain in knuckles & upper finger bones. Tests have so far proven; X Rays Have shown mild Osteo-Arthritis in the middle 2 fingers but not significant enough to cause this lack of movement. Carpel tunnel test has definitely proven but NOT the cause of immobility of fingers. Plastic Surgeon has NO IDEA why fingers effectively locked. MRI on hand shows mild Tinosinovitis but not significant to cause immobility. Physiotherapist 100% flummoxed as to why immobility when NONE of the test/diagnosis are even above ‘mild’? Have tries Accupuncture & Physio little to no progress!! Now trying World Wide Web for suggestions???
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Arthritis expert

08 Jun

You have flexor tenosynovitis and a cortisone injection into the flexor tendon sheath will give you tremendous amount of relief.

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