Learn about the treatment options available for hand and wrist injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome.
Learn how surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome—known as a carpal tunnel release or carpal tunnel decompression—creates more space for the nerve in the carpal tunnel by relieving pressure caused by a ligament.
Surgery for De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is a fairly common procedure for patients who do not see improvement with nonsurgical treatment options.
Recovery from De Quervain’s tenosynovitis surgery will often include a period of icing and immobilization to alleviate post operative pain and swelling. Physical therapy may also be recommended to restore motion and flexibility.