Immediately following surgery, your finger will be wrapped in a supportive dressing until your 3-5 day follow up with Hand Therapy.
3-5 day follow up with Hand Therapy:
Incision check/range of motion check
Post-op incision care instructions(okay to wash incision with warm water and antibacterial soap)
2 week follow up visit with physician assistant:
Home exercise program provided
What to expect after Mucous Cyst Surgery:
Increased difficulty doing basic tasks (especially during the first 2 weeks post op)
Pain, soreness, sensitivity, and discomfort around incision site
Gradual resolution of soreness and stiffness in the joint over the next 6-8 weeks.