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How long could it take to recover from carpal tunnel operation?

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Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: 6 weeks

Most patients return to non-lifting work in 6 weeks after this surgery.

In brief: 6 weeks

Most patients return to non-lifting work in 6 weeks after this surgery.
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
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Dr. Steven Arbit
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

It depends on the type of surgery.
A few weeks to six to even eight weeks.

In brief: Depends

It depends on the type of surgery.
A few weeks to six to even eight weeks.
Dr. Steven Arbit
Dr. Steven Arbit
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Dr. Randy Hauck
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Depends

Depends on what you mean by recover. The hand can be used right away for most activities.
Gripping or pushing with the palm is painful for about 2 months and full grip strength does not return for 6 months. So return to wrok depends on your occupation.

In brief: Depends

Depends on what you mean by recover. The hand can be used right away for most activities.
Gripping or pushing with the palm is painful for about 2 months and full grip strength does not return for 6 months. So return to wrok depends on your occupation.
Dr. Randy Hauck
Dr. Randy Hauck
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