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When Should I Consider Surgery for CTS?

When Should I Consider Surgery for CTS? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) affects 3% of the adults in the United States and is the most common of the “entrapment neuropathies” (pinched nerves in the arms or legs). Treatment for CTS is frequently delayed because the symptoms are usually mild at first and progress gradually. Because CTS symptoms may be more advanced by the time a patient seeks treatment, he or she may think surgery is the only viable option. So, when should a patient consider surgery for CTS? CTS has many causes. Hence, managing it relies on an accurate diagnosis. The Read More »