found a forum where I have lots in common with people "pain" LOL !! sounds awful but you have to laugh to keep sane don't you ? , currently in plaster right hand after Trapeziectomy ! forgive spelling mistakes if any ?, had five operations on right foot due to OA now have nuts bolts and bone graft in that too, after a prior experimental metal joint failed !, lots of OA too !, at the moment being one handed is a total pain cant take normal swelling drugs so hand is hot and awdward, go on Friday to get my half cast and dressing looked at cant come soon enough ! enough moaning ....time to sruggle trying to get undressed !!