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    Condition: Dupuytren's Contracture
    1/10/2019 9:41:00 PM

    Reviewer: Dude, 65-74 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Before this week I thought the benchmark for pain was when I had an emergency bladder catheterization. The xiaflex injections that I just received brought pain into a category that I never knew existed. Yes, my fingers are straight again and my medicare supplement made the cost almost zero. That said, I walked out of the office without requesting a previously planned authorization for xiaflex on m ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Dupuytren's Contracture
    12/21/2018 2:51:04 PM

    Reviewer: Virginia, 45-54 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I had a 55 degree contracture that developed over 15 years or so. In February, my hand surgeon administered the Xiaflex injection, the MOST PAINFUL experience I've ever had. I had to bite my other hand to deal with the pain, and I was shaking all over. No anesthesia, just a needle in my hand being pushed in 5 times and moved around in a period of about 2 minutes. 24 hours later he injected no ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Dupuytren's Contracture
    12/12/2018 1:50:02 PM

    Reviewer: Jackson R, 65-74 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have had 2 previous needle procedures. My finger was over 90 degrees and now I have my full range back. A miracle. I believe the outcome is very dependent on the skill of the Doctor on the injection after my experience and reading about others on the Web. Had no lidocaine when breaking the chords, but no big deal. takes a couple of weeks for soreness to go away, and wear the splint like the ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Dupuytren's Contracture
    11/5/2018 1:06:02 AM

    Reviewer: 65-74 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I had about a 60 degree bend in my ring finger. I had three injections in the cord which were were painful, and my hand was extremely sore for about 12 hours. There was no pain after that. Two days later the MD injected lidocaine, which hurt about as much as a dental injection and completely numbed the finger (I think a MD who does not do this does not know what he is doing). He then straightened ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Dupuytren's Contracture
    9/14/2018 9:21:02 AM

    Reviewer: M Kevin, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Had the treatment on both hands. The injection was briefly very painful. Two days after the injection the surgeon broke the cord by manipulating the finger. One hand the skin tore. Within a year the cord came back and I went through hand surgery which was effective now at four years. The Xiaflex was not worth it and I would not suggest it.

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