A 53-year-old member asked:
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when can i drive again after carpal tunnel release surgery?

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Dr. Eon Shin
Dr. Eon Shin answered
19 years experience Hand Surgery
1 days: I generally counsel my patients that driving is permitted once a full fist can be made. Because the bandages are relatively light following a carpal tunnel release, finger movement is permissible and encouraged. It generally takes 24-48 hours to regain full finger movements, though sometimes it takes longer.
Answered on Jan 12, 2019
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Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Recovery: Certainly when you are off your pain medications. However, it does depend on the technique, your healing, and recovery.
Answered on Jul 21, 2018
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