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Carpal Tunnel Release

Hand Therapy in St. Cloud

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) causes pain and discomfort, numbness, tingling or weakness of the hands. This common condition often makes it difficult to perform ordinary tasks, such as driving, writing or even brushing your teeth. At CentraCare – Midsota Plastic Surgery, we can restore comfortable use of your hands so you can get back to the important things in life.

Carpal Tunnel Release at First Glance

Ages: Most common at 40+
Return to Work (Estimated): Varies
Surgery Time (Estimated): 1 hour
Recovery Time (Estimated): 2-3 months depending on affected hand
Off Restrictions (Estimated): Varies
Cost: May be covered by insurance

What are the benefits of carpal tunnel surgery?

  • Restore significant use of your hands.
  • Dramatically reduce pain or discomfort.

What can I expect from carpal tunnel surgery?

Most patients experience few or no symptoms of their carpal tunnel syndrome after surgery. This treatment has proven to be extremely safe and effective. Occupational therapy may help speed up your recovery.

How can I get more information about carpal tunnel surgery?

We want to hear about your needs and goals so we can create the best procedure plan for your body. You should feel comfortable and safe throughout the entire process. We welcome questions! Contact us for a consultation.