A 57-year-old female asked:
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how long after an open carpal tunnel release on the non dominant hand could sometime return to a job that does not require extensive use of the hand?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Depends on: lots of things, such as severity of nerve damage, extent of operation, exact nature of your job, and any possibility of complication. You should ask your doctor for precise advice.
Answered on Nov 22, 2018

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