Carpal Tunnel Surgery

Wrist Hand

Are you pain free after having this procedure?

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Dennis responded on Jan 10, 2020, about 3 years after having this procedure. He was 70 years old at the time.

Within six months before surgrey had hand in splint, received cortisone shots, ran tests to insure the numbness in hand was not neck related. Surgery lasted 20 minutes. I was put out. Hand was bandaged from wrist to second knuckle of fingers. I could move my fingers. Pain was tolerable. After... (more)

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Carpal tunnel release is a surgery used to treat and potentially heal the painful condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome.

During a carpal tunnel release, a surgeon cuts through the ligament that is pressing down on the carpal tunnel. This makes more room for the median nerve and tendons passing through the tunnel, and usually improves pain and function.

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