Carpal Tunnel Release Patient Outcomes
For those needing surgery, we are your carpal tunnel experts, performing over 1,300 carpal tunnel release procedures each year.
|PERCENT OF PATIENTS WITH MODERATE TO SEVERE PAIN||54%||9%||7%||6%|
|TIME PERIOD||Before Surgery||3 Months After Surgery||6 Months After Surgery||12 Months After Surgery|
Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery: Effects on Lifestyle
|Sleeping||Washing||Carrying Bags||Daily Activities|
|BEFORE SURGERY||8 out of 10 people struggled with sleep||70% had trouble washing their back||50% had moderate to severe difficulty carrying a briefcase or shopping bag||80% experienced at least some limitation on daily activities|
|6 MONTHS AFTER SURGERY||Nearly 9 out of 10 patients reported mild to no difficulty sleeping||60% had no trouble with the task||84% had little or no difficulty carrying their belongings||50% reported no limitations in daily activities|
*All carpal tunnel release patient outcome data collected: 2015-Q1 2018
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