A 44-year-old member asked:
How is carpal tunnel surgery performed?
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Dr. Danny Proffitt answered
42 years experience in Family Medicine
By proper surgeon: Carpal tunnel syndrome, if appropriately diagnosed, shold be treated non-surgically if possible and then if surgery is needed, should be performed by a reputable surgeon trained and skilled in this surgery. An incision is made over the middle of the heels of the hand and wrist and down through a fibrous ligament to release pressure on the nerve. Ortho, neuro or plastic surgeons usually do this.
Answered on Oct 17, 2019
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