It is almost 6 weeks since i had open surgery on my dominant hand. Am still having a lot of problems with sharp nerve pain and stiffness in the morning. Is this normal?
I had no symptoms prior to the op. I went for a NCS/EMG for the nerves in my neck as have had a worsening neck/shoulder problem for 2 and a half years. I was diagnosed with carpal tunnel in both wrists (my neck nerves were fine). I am due to have the other wrist done mid July (no outward symptoms there either) but am loathed to do so as that wrist is doing all the things the other one cannot do at the moment.
Does anyone have any suggestions of what to take or rub on for the relief of nerve pain? Have tried Ibuleve cream (recommended by a pharmacist) and EMLA cream but neither have been much help.