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When can I drive again after carpal tunnel release surgery?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Recovery

Certainly when you are off your pain medications.
However, it does depend on the technique, your healing, and recovery.

In brief: Recovery

Certainly when you are off your pain medications.
However, it does depend on the technique, your healing, and recovery.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Eon Shin
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Eon Shin
Dr. Eon Shin
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