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