While there are two options for carpal tunnel release surgery, open and endoscopic, with both procedures, most patients go home the day of the surgery, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Healing f... 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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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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Doctors advise patients to alleviate carpal tunnel pain by stopping or modifying activities that trigger symptoms, since the condition may improve completely if addressed in the early stages, the American Academy of Orth... 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 »

Trigger thumb is a condition that restricts the thumb to a bent position, making it difficult to straighten, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve ... More »

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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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