A 41-year-old member asked:
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How long could it take to recover from carpal tunnel operation?

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Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
20 years experience in Neurosurgery
6 weeks: Most patients return to non-lifting work in 6 weeks after this surgery.
Answered on Dec 3, 2018

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