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WebMD reports that full recovery from carpal tunnel surgery typically takes up to three months. The hand that received the surgery and the type of surgery performed influence the recovery time. More »

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The expected recovery time from carpal tunnel surgery depends on whether the dominant or nondominant hand is involved. Recovery times range from one or two days up to four or more weeks, notes WebMD. More »

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After carpal tunnel release surgery, the surgeon wraps the patient's wrist in a heavy bandage attached to a splint while still in the operating room. The patient keeps this bandage in place for approximately one week bef... More »

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The expected recovery time from carpal tunnel surgery depends on whether the dominant or nondominant hand is involved. Recovery times range from one or two days up to four or more weeks, notes WebMD. More »

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Recovering from endoscopic carpal tunnel surgery involves a mix of physical therapy and careful use of the affected hand during the recovery period, says Johns Hopkins University. Recovery may take a few days or a few mo... More »

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According to WebMD's Pain Management Health Center, recovery time for cubital tunnel surgery often takes several months in order to regain strength in the wrist and hand. Numbness and tingling may or may not recover more... More »

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