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Pillar Pain After Carpal Tunnel Release
January 10, 2022

Carpal tunnel release surgery is one of the most common procedures performed by hand surgeons in the United States. Over 90% of patients are pleased with the results of surgery, and they would recommend the surgery to a family member or friend. After the procedure, most patients have decreased hand numbness, no more hand tingling at night, and less "pins and needles" hand pain. Many patients say that they are finally able to sleep well because of the surgery.
Advice from a Certified Hand Therapist: Woodworking Hand Injuries
Woodworking is a skill that requires precision and patience. Strong, functional hands are crucial to woodworking and it is important to protect them from potentially dangerous tools and accidents.
December 27, 2021
Carpal Tunnel Surgery: What to Expect
The surgery involves cutting the transverse carpal ligament, which is compressing the median nerve. While intentionally cutting a ligament to improve your hand function may seem counterintuitive, long-term outcome studies have shown consistent improvement with minimal downsides.
December 15, 2021
Advice from a Certified Hand Therapist: How a Therapist Can Help with Hand Trauma
The majority of hand traumas are work-related, but upper extremity injuries can occur anywhere: at home, during sports, at school and out in public. Injuries can result from car accidents, falls, crushing trauma, lacerations, punctures, bites, and burns which can lead to extensive damage to your hand. Fractures, dislocations or ligament injuries, lacerations causing tendon and/or nerve injury and amputations can result from these traumas, affecting daily use of our hands.
November 19, 2021
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: What are the signs and symptoms?
Do you have carpal tunnel syndrome? Numbness and tingling are two key signs that you may have this condition. Hear from patients with carpal tunnel syndrome and learn how you can treat your symptoms in this video.

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