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The carpal tunnel is a passage in the wrist through which the median nerve runs. This nerve controls the movement in your hand and fingers. When the median nerve is compressed, it causes carpal tunnel syndrome, restricting your hand’s ability to move and feel.
Advanced Dermatology’s hand surgery has helped many patients suffering from this condition in New York. Successfully restoring movement in their hand and fingers.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome symptoms may initially feel as numbness in your hand or fingers. However, as the condition progresses, you may notice some of the following symptoms:
Carpal tunnel syndrome treatment depends on the severity of the condition and treatment options may include:
Contact Advanced Dermatology, New York for a medical consultation to see if you are a candidate for hand surgery.
All surgical procedures carry a risk of complications. There are two main types of surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome.
Both procedures allow the surgeon to cut the ligaments atop the carpal tunnel, taking pressure off the median nerve. After surgery, the ligaments come back together but more space is left for the median nerve to pass through.
It is important to accurately follow post-surgery instructions to achieve the best possible results.
Carpal tunnel syndrome hand surgery recovery may take several weeks to months. Recovery also depends on how long the median nerve has been compressed and may involve physical therapy.
Contact Advanced Dermatology today to find out if you are a candidate for carpal tunnel release hand surgery. Our offices are conveniently located throughout Queens, NY, Long Island, NY, New York City.