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Could Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Come Back After Surgery
Yes: Unfortunately carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) may recur in a small population of patients. This is best assessed by your md using a physical exam and a emg/ncv (needle study of your nerve/muscles) exam. The good news is that most patients do well with open carpal tunnel release surgery in the case of recurrence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes: Carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) symptoms can be caused by inflammation. If the inflammation is treated, the symptoms resolve. The symptoms may return overtime. Symptoms present for more than 6 months, despite treatment with oral/injectable steroids, splints and therapy, are not likely to resolve. In these cases cts is treated with surgical release, open or endoscopic. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome, also c5-6 pinched nerve, will carpal tunnel surgery lessen the pain and numbness and tingling?
EMG/NCV: I suggest you get a emg/ncv study (if you have had symptoms more than 3 months) to determine if you have carpal tunnel syndrome and/or c5/6 radiculopathy. This is the best way of determining your actual diagnosis and not a steroid injection. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
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Most who play piano : Do not get carpal tunnel. I think it is because most learn proper mechanics and technique. Centruries of piano players have helped refine what i needed to be successful. While one can develop carpal tunnel and be someone who plays piano , piano is likley not the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could be cause of jolts of pain down fingers when hand gets cold. Have recently had carpal tunnel surgery.?
Nerves waking up: It could be several things, but its not unusual to have a flare up of pain after cts as sensation returns. It can also be caused by scar, post-operative inflammation, and over use. Try ice and anti-inflammatories like Aleve (naproxen) or advil. If it persists, a short course of supervised therapy may help, including de-sensitization exercises like working your handa dn fingers in a pot of dried beans. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Common: Since the flexor tendons to the fingers co-habitate with the median nerve in the carpal tunnel, it is not rare for patients with carpal tunnel to eventually get trigger finger. Swelling post carpal tunnel release can lead to changes in the flexor tendon sheath that eventually leads to triggering. Early nsaids or steroid injection may prevent the need for surgery, but surgery is a common option. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can tendinitis surgery cause carpal tunnel in my left wrist. I just got carpal tunnel surgery on my right? I'm feeling the same symptoms of it on left
Can be: Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) include numbness, tingling, weakness, pain, clumsiness, etc. Most if not all symptoms usually resolve after surgery. However, symptoms can persist or even worsen immediately after surgery, possibly due to the anesthetic and/or postoperative swelling. Any concern should immediately be addressed with the surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What type of surgery can I get for thumb joint pain ? I previously had carpal tunnel tunnel surgery6 months ago
Yes: Many patients can adequately treat symptoms of cts with simple, non-operative treatment. This might include night splints, nsaids, cortisone injection into carpal canal. If symptoms continue or progress, with incrasinain, weakness, or worsening numbness and tingling, surgery may be required. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Had bilateral carpel tunnel release. developed rsd .then nerve blocks for pain. now i'm told i have thorasic outlet syndrome and dystonia. is there an?
See details: Without knowing specifics and having access to test results, it is impossible to comment. None of it makes good sense to me. Consider a second opinion. ...Read more
Have had carpal tunnel surgery scapunate ligament test surgery now doctor want to do proximal row carpectomy surgery what are my chances of gripping?
Prc or proximal row: Carpectomy typically allows for excel any return of function with respect to wrist and finger motion. One may expect a period of reduced motion and strengjr but this usually passes as the muscles get used to new length tension relationships. This is a good procedure if used for the proper indications and has been well studied used for arthritis patterns post injury to ligaments or fracture s. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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