Carpal Tunnel Surgery Complications
Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Surgery and a Carpal Tunnel Doctor?
Are you suffering from carpal tunnel surgery complications? Are you one of those few patients that have not benefited from traditional treatments and remedies for carpal tunnel(CT)?
Has your carpal tunnel doctor indicated that you might be a good candidate for surgery but, you are worried about possible complications?
The information that you are seeking to relieve those worries are here! You have come to the right place to find the right information for you!
Carpal Tunnel Complications
The good news is that carpal tunnel surgery complications only affect a very small percentage of those people undergoing CT surgery. Only 1% to 5% of those who have this type of surgery suffer any type of complications/issues.
Complications /issues include:
Patients Who Are Less Likely To Suffer Complications
Patients Most Likely To Suffer Complications
Is Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Surgery For Me?
Many patients elect endoscopy as opposed to open CT surgery because the surgery is less invasive and the healing time from surgery is ½ that of open CT surgery.
Many patients also report feeling less pain from the endoscopy itself then compared to open surgery.
However, keep in mind that endoscopic surgery gives the surgeon a less clear view of the affected area while he/she is performing the surgery.
There is concern that this limited view could result in a higher chance for complications including...
It is best that you speak to your orthopedic surgeon as well as any other carpal tunnel doctors who you have been working with in regarding these and other concerns.
If you are still not sure, get a second opinion while carpal tunnel surgery may bring you the relief you seek, it like any other surgery is not without risk.