default-icon
CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME
I have been diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome grade I in right hand. I have consulted some doctors who have advised surgery keeping in view the daily increase in pain. It has been two years and now it has become very comfortable. Is surgery for CTS safe? Whether my hand would lose power? What are the risks? What are the side effects? Where to get it done?
69 Views v

Answers (1)

Like the answers? Chat privately with the doctor of your choice

doctor profile image
Dr. Venkat Raghav
General Physician 4 yrs exp Bangalore
Hello... Surgery is recommended when other method of treatment fails like medicines and physiotherapy.. Now when you are comfortable with it why do you want surgery.. In surgery doctor relive tightened band.. Because prolonged pressure on nerve damage it irreversibly...
Answered
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
1/1 people found this helpful
Was this answer helpful?
YES NO

This question featured in :

Tarsal tunnel syndrome during pregnancy Carpal tunnel syndrome treatment
Disclaimer : The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.