Carpal Tunnel Release (Open Technique)

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This surgical procedure treats the pain of carpal tunnel syndrome. It relieves pressure on a nerve that travels through your wrist. This nerve is called the "median" nerve.

What is a carpal tunnel release?

This detailed video explains the entire process of a carpal tunnel release, including preparation, relieving the pressure, end of procedure and after care. When the procedure is complete, the incision is closed. As you heal, you will begin physical therapy. Your healthcare provider will give you instructions to help your recovery.