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Old 12-21-2009, 10:50 AM
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I lacerated my right ring finger at the beginning of October. They did hand surgery and fixed everything. I went to follow up appointments until the beginning of November and then I had insurance coverage issues so I stopped going. VERY STUPID, I know! Well my insurance is back on track and I scheduled an appointment a week from today.

I feel I got very lucky by neglecting the follow up appointments and rehab but there are still issues with hand movement. The only thing I can't do with my hand right now is extend my wrist back with the fingers fully extended as if you were going to push on a flat surface. The hand WILL go into that position but not on its own. Thats the only restriction I have... did I mess my hand up for good in that respect? I know I will find out in a week but I was hoping I could get an educated opinion on here first.

Again I know it was very dumb of me to skip out on the followups and rehab, but it is what it is and I would like to do whatever is possible at this point in time to make things the best they can be.
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