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Private Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery

Carpal tunnel release should improve your symptoms and prevent permanent nerve damage.

By Andrew Hatfield
Updated: 4th May 2023

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Our Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons offer private carpal tunnel release surgery.

Privately you will benefit from no waiting lists or long delays for carpal tunnel release surgery at Fairfield Independent Hospital.

We work with all known insurance companies, and offer competitive self-pay prices if you do not have health insurance.

How does Carpal tunnel release surgery work?

Carpal tunnel release allows the surgeon to release the compressed nerve to relieve symptoms.

Before considering surgery, it is important to be aware that all surgical procedures carry a certain amount of risk and it is important that you understand the risks involved with carpal tunnel release.


Q. What are the main symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

If you are suffering from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, potential symptoms include pain, numbness, and tingling in the hand and fingers. Some people also experience weakness in the hand and difficulty with fine motor tasks. If these symptoms are affecting your quality of life then you should seek medical attention.

Q. What treatments are available for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

There are various non-surgical treatments available to help treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome including splinting, corticosteroid injections, and physical therapy. However, if these are not effective in reducing symptoms then surgery may be the best solution. 

Q. What is the recovery time for Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery?

The recovery time can vary from patient to patient, but most people can return to work within a few weeks and resume normal activities within a few months.

Q. What are the risks associated with Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery?

Like all surgical procedures, undergoing Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery has risks and potential complications such as infection, bleeding, nerve damage, and stiffness. It is important that you discuss these with your surgeon consultant during your initial consultation.

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