What Is the Recovery Time Following Ganglion Cyst Surgery on a Wrist?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 6, 2020 12:35:01 AM ET

Recovery time for surgical removal of a ganglion cyst on the wrist is usually two to six weeks, after which the patient may resume normal activities, explains OrthoInfo. In most cases, the surgery is an outpatient procedure, allowing the patient to return home the same day.