What You Need To Know About Carpal Tunnel Surgery
Many cases of carpal tunnel syndrome can be managed with non-surgical therapies like wearing a splint and performing stretches. However, if you have been struggling to keep your pain under control with these measures alone, your orthopedic doctor may be recommending surgery. Here's what you can expect from that procedure. An open procedure Although many orthopedic surgeries are now done arthroscopically, carpal tunnel surgery is a bit of an exception. The surgery is often performed through an open incision since the incision that is needed is not too large, anyways.