Stabbing Pain After Carpal Tunnel Surgery (Ways To Manage Pain & Numbness After Hand Surgery)

Stabbing Pain After Carpal Tunnel Surgery

The shooting or stabbing pain after your carpal tunnel surgery is normal and could be a byproduct of the procedure. Though it is expected, sometimes, when the pain intensifies after 2-3 weeks and feels much worse than before, it could mean another medical intervention. But, mainly, your pain can be lessened by getting enough rest, … Read more

Scared Of Dying During Repeat C-Section (Avoiding C-Section Risks)

Scared Of Dying During Repeat C-Section

It’s natural to have concerns with a repeated c-section as many risks are involved. The risks include getting infected, hemorrhaging, uterine rupture, bladder or bowel injury, blood clots, placenta problems, reaction to anesthesia, and adhesion. It all depends on your overall health and pregnancy circumstances. But there’re ways to minimize the risk involved by choosing … Read more

What Can I Expect After An Endometrial Ablation? (Recovery, Complications & Possible Infection)

What Can I Expect After An Endometrial Ablation?

Endometrial ablation is a minimally invasive procedure to thin the uterus lining or completely destroy it. After the procedure, there might be some expected after-effects, but you can go back to your daily activities in about a week. Some activities to avoid includes sex, using tampons, douching, swimming, and other water sports for a while. … Read more

How To Break Up Scar Tissue After Bunion Surgery?

How To Break Up Scar Tissue After Bunion Surgery?

A bunion requires surgery once it starts getting in the way of your day-to-day activities and becomes increasingly painful or burdensome to ignore. You can break up post-surgery scar tissues using various tactics like physical therapy, laser therapy, cryotherapy, and even home remedies. Physical therapy treatments like soft tissue mobilization and Myofascial release will prove … Read more

Feeling Hardware After Spinal Fusion Surgery (Another Surgery Required?)

Feeling Hardware After Spinal Fusion Surgery

Feeling the hardware and noticing weird metal sounds on your back after spinal fusion surgery could be normal except when you feel pain and sensation like metal is protruding underneath the skin of your surgical site. If imaging results show any loose, broken, or shifted hardware, you must get another surgery for hardware removal or … Read more

Accessory Navicular Surgery Pros and Cons

Accessory Navicular Surgery Pros and Cons

Accessory navicular surgery comes as the final solution in treating conditions in the foot after the conservative means fail. The Kidner procedure may be the ultimate solution to stop the pain and inflammatory episodes, not to talk of nerve and tendon damage. Still, it comes with many advantages and disadvantages. For instance, you may achieve … Read more

Thigh Bruising After Arthroscopic Knee Surgery (Causes & Treatment)

Thigh Bruising After Arthroscopic Knee Surgery (Causes & Treatment)

Arthroscopic knee surgery may likely cause bruises on your thigh. Several aspects may cause the bruises, some simple and easy to disappear and others complicated and requiring specialized medical attention. For example, the bruising could be from the tourniquet, a deep vein thrombosis, an infection, nerve damage, attached fixation devices, femoral fracture, or one of … Read more

Ceiling Fan Effect In My Eye? (Dry Eyes & Vision Problems)

Ceiling Fan Effect In My Eye? (Dry Eyes & Vision Problems)

The rapid air movement from your ceiling fan may cause dryness in your eyes. If you fall asleep without completely closing your eyelids, you’re at risk of developing the condition. Treatment for dry eyes may mean you stop using the ceiling fan. However, you can also use eye drops or gels, take anti-inflammatory drugs, and … Read more