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How does carpal tunnel surgery affect the nervous system?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Relieves pressure

The goal of carpal tunnel surgery is to relieve pressure on the median nerve within the carpal tunnel.
Thus should relieve pain, numbness, tingling and muscle atrophy due to compromise of the nerve.

In brief: Relieves pressure

The goal of carpal tunnel surgery is to relieve pressure on the median nerve within the carpal tunnel.
Thus should relieve pain, numbness, tingling and muscle atrophy due to compromise of the nerve.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. David Hildreth
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Improves CTS

Cts is caused by compression of the median nerve at the level of the wrist.
Carpal tunnel surgery removes the pressure on the median nerve and in most cases improves the pain, numbness, and tingling associated with cts.

In brief: Improves CTS

Cts is caused by compression of the median nerve at the level of the wrist.
Carpal tunnel surgery removes the pressure on the median nerve and in most cases improves the pain, numbness, and tingling associated with cts.
Dr. David Hildreth
Dr. David Hildreth
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