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How long will it take for carpal tunnel surgery to feel i just had ir done on 9/6/20013?

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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 6 weeks

For most patients, they are able to gradually resume most normal activities around 6 weeks after surgery.
Most do not require occupational therapy on the hand. However, ot can be helpful if the recovery is slow.

In brief: 6 weeks

For most patients, they are able to gradually resume most normal activities around 6 weeks after surgery.
Most do not require occupational therapy on the hand. However, ot can be helpful if the recovery is slow.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Dr. Kevin Vaught
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Dr. Hill Hastings
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: 6-12 wks.

Almost all cases have palmar pain (pillar pain) for 6 weeks, then gradually better. 75% of patients have regained baseline strength by 6 wks.
Some have lingering base of palm pain that takes longer to resolve.

In brief: 6-12 wks.

Almost all cases have palmar pain (pillar pain) for 6 weeks, then gradually better. 75% of patients have regained baseline strength by 6 wks.
Some have lingering base of palm pain that takes longer to resolve.
Dr. Hill Hastings
Dr. Hill Hastings
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Dr. Daniel Solomon
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: 3-6 weeks

Typically pain goes away first (2-3 weeks); then numbness goes away (2-6 weeks) and finally strength may or may not return over the course of 2-4 months.

In brief: 3-6 weeks

Typically pain goes away first (2-3 weeks); then numbness goes away (2-6 weeks) and finally strength may or may not return over the course of 2-4 months.
Dr. Daniel Solomon
Dr. Daniel Solomon
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