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Carpal Tunnel Release with UltraGuideCTR™ Real-Time Ultrasound Guidance

Carpal Tunnel Release with UltraGuideCTR™ Real-Time Ultrasound Guidance

Orthopedic Services at Good Samaritan Medical Center include Carpal Tunnel Release (CTR) using a minimally invasive approach. For appropriate patients this innovative procedure can provide an alternative to traditional carpal tunnel release procedures.

Carpal Tunnel Release with UltraGuideCTR™ Real-Time Ultrasound Guidance

For more information, please call 508-427-3199.

Wrist Pain

About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a common condition that causes pain, numbness and tingling in the hand and forearm. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is caused by pressure on the median nerve, one of the major nerves that passes through the carpal tunnel in the wrist.
 

Carpal Tunnel Release Using Minimally Invasive Technique

Carpal Tunnel Release using ultrasound guidance can relieve symptoms while minimizing recovery time, allowing many patients to get back to activities they enjoy. For appropriate patients, CTR using a minimally invasive approach offers the following benefits:

  • Most patients can return to work and activities within 3-6 days
  • Procedure is performed using local anesthesia
  • A small incision
  • Reduced pain during recovery

Our Team

Walter Sussman, MD
Walter Sussman, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehab