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Once your sternum is cut like that – wires or no wires- it will never feel the same. I ended up with infection, had wires removed and peck flap surgery and I still have the same issues you describe. It took me few years, but I have learned to live with and compensate where I have to. Consider what the alternative would have been if you had not done the surgery. I wouldn’t be typing this text. Perhaps looking at alternative may help you also deal with this. Stay strong! 🙏🏻
@bruce5 I had by pass surgery where they cut into the sternum and after the surgery I still had a pinching area in the surgical area I went back to my surgeon had xrays taken and they found the nerve didn't unite as it should have so I was sent to the anesthist and he injected where it hurt that was 24 yrs ago I have had no problem since . Before the injection it even hurt to breath . so have you talked to your surgeon about this ?