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said my ortho surgeon this morning before he did C.T. surgery on my left inner wrist and metacarpal middle joint cleanout / multi bone spur removal from where my middle finger meets the back of my left hand.

had 2 operations on the same side and need 2 on the other side when i'm healed from today.
requested doing 2 sides twice instead of 4 different operations.

all went quite well and the fingers work.....so it's just a matter of time and patience......y'all wish me well please !
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Wishing you well !!!! As requested

I had both wrists done at the same time for Carpal Tunnel - Continued my computer consulting with just a bit more care but no down time...

Mine was much better afterward, but repetetive actions will still bring on discomfort - it just doesn't go dead like before... Take some breaks to minimize the onset of further damage...

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Wishing you well !!!! As requested

I had both wrists done at the same time for Carpal Tunnel - Continued my computer consulting with just a bit more care but no down time...

Mine was much better afterward, but repetetive actions will still bring on discomfort - it just doesn't go dead like before... Take some breaks to minimize the onset of further damage...

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many thanks !

the impact damage from jack-hammers pneumatic-hammers, and sledge-hammers for 3+ decades is 10x worse than my ct damage.

when they go into my right hand it will be plate & screw & possibly teflon knuckle time.....won't know for sure until they open it up

just told my wife that I have 6 weeks of parts shopping
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just told my wife that I have 6 weeks of parts shopping
LOL!!! Downtime can be expensive....

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Hell, you can still ride just don’t use the clutch. Match your r.p.m.’s when shifting, and of course got to be a bit careful taking off, but WTH? Catch neutral before coming to a stop, you’re good to go.
No, don’t listen to me as I’ve pulled a few bonehead stunts in my time. My Orthopedic Surgeon would have had a caniption fit if he knew I was back riding five days after a complete knee replacement!
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Paul, everyday I strive for someone to have a caniption fit. Some days are good...and then there is as what we pros call, a backing off, the non people canipting stage. The premise is still there.
Can't wind them too quick nor too long.
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Wish you well mate!
Be a good time to start looking for some "easy-pull " clutch mods?
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Get well soon. I am leaving mine be. Brake/throttle r/h side.

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Dupuytren's contracture mainly affects the two fingers farthest from the thumb, and occurs most often in older men of Northern European descent. A number of treatments are available to slow the progression of Dupuytren's contracture and relieve symptoms
Like I said. Not cutting something hereditary. It'll just come back.
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