Mr.Ramana, After 1 yr after surgery, & after ur hand became normal also, i dontthink that u still need to continue the medication, if its pain killers.
if any thing else, then u need to take ur concern Orth surgeon's opinion.
If pain is there on & off, after exertion, then, if its bearable, u can ignore.Gradually it will be normal.otherwise, its better to use external appliaction in place of internal pain killers which are safer.
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