Diagnosis: has no clue. Do the exercises (BTDT), do nothing else with the hand until next visit (JUNE, people. I am expected to do NOTHING with my hand until JUNE).
It's workers comp, and he's the best ortho on their list, so changing is not really an option (unless I want to pony up the $$, and I can't afford it).
Disgusted? Nah - whatever gave you that idea? I'm sick of this. I think I need to go do some maintenance on my Kubota. Maybe the ER docs could do something about it?