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What Are The Criteria For Going Ahead With Carpal Tunnel Surgery
Persistent symptoms: If you have persistent symptoms of numbness, weakness or pain with a diagnosis of CTS despite trying some conservative management including a splint, anti inflammatories, or steroids then you really should consider surgery. the success rate is very good at over 90%. Surgery will delay any further injury to the nerve which can even lead to permanent nerve damage if not managed appropriately. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
One or two or three: Usually surgery is performed by one surgeon without an assistant except in training programs where a resident or fellow may be present. Depending on the method of anesthesia a doctor to provide anesthesia may also be present as the surgery can be done with local anesthesia alone, with sedation administered by the surgeon or by an anesthesiologist or under general anesthesia by an anesthesiologist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What advanced in dupetryens contracture hand surgery?
If patient had surgery twice with recurrence of the cord what options are out there?
Dupuytrens disease: If recurrent can be resected again, but care must be taken to make sure that the scar is not the culprit as well as recurrent disease. that the patient followed the appropriate post operative protocol and that nn compliance was not a reason for failure. The time frame for recurrence is vital to understand as well as if arthritis is present. see below in comments and ill finish ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No : Carpal tunnel is when the median nerve gets pinched at the level of the wrist. The median nerve gives sensation to the thumb, index, middle, and half of the ring finger and these are the digits that develop the pain/numbness/tingling seen with class carpal tunnel. The mainstay of carpal tunnel management is night time splints, steroid injections, and only when those fail is surgery recommended. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Common issues are : Tingling numbness wrist pain loss of dexterity nocturnal or nighttime symptoms. In severe cases weakness and loss of thumb strength. There's definitely a gradient that one sees starting with just a case of night time tingling and going up to to severe loss of strength. http://www.handctr.com/carpal-tunnel-syndrome-q-a.html. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Usually: Carpal tunnel surgery can be performed successfully with general anesthesia, regional anesthesia, or local anesthesia. It's important the patient be pain free thru out the procedure. A discussion with your hand surgeon and the anasthesiologist should help you with the decision. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Please tell me what are some good carpal tunnel syndrome exercises for the morning after waking up?
Treatment carpal: Treatment for carpal tunnel can range from conservative to surgical. Antiinflammatory medication, splints to start. Injections in the wrist. Can work well in many instances if it seems/gets worse or if conservative rx fails nerve studies and posbily surgery. Carpal tunnel release can be done open or endoscopic. A hand surgeon can help. http://www.handctr.com/carpal-tunnel-syndrome-q-a.html. ...Read more
Carpal tunnel: Treatment for carpal tunnel can range from conservative to surgical. Antiinflammatory medication, splints to start. Injections in the wrist. Nerve studies and at times surgery. Carpal tunnel release can be done open or endoscopic. A hand surgeon can help but the questions to ask are is there potential damage if i wait and can conservative treament work ., . ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Follow up question: what is DDD? Currently in PT. Pain & numbness much better. What are the chances I will need surgery with this type of diagnosis? How dangerous is this cervical spine diagnosis? Thank you.
Lupus joint pain vs. preg carpal tunnel? How to tell the difference? 36 wks being tested for lupus but hoping for the best pain in fingers toes feet
Narcotic meds.: Narcotic medications are often helpful during the first 24-48 hours to recover from the acute pain symptoms following carpal tunnel surgery. Afterwards, over-the-counter medications like tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen are generally acceptable and sufficient for pain relief. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bilateral spondylolysis at l5. Exhausted all conservative options. Looking at direct repair. Wondering what the success rate is. Not sure what to do!?
The success of any..: surgical procedure depends on many factors; most aren't under your control However, there's 1 factor you can control: the experience of the surgeon and hospital.. The more of a particular procedure they do, the more success & fewer complications you'll have. BTW, make sure the symptoms you have are caused by spondylosis or you won't benefit from even the most skillfully performed surgery.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the surgery for bertolotti's syndrome, is it always necessary, will it get worse? These are the findings so far and want to be able to ask smart questions at the specialist appt: partial sacralization of the L5 segment with hypertrophy of the lef
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