Surgery. Surgery is sometimes recommended when other treatment hasn't helped, if you've had carpal tunnel syndrome for a long time, or if there is nerve damage or the risk of nerve damage.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Should I Have Surgery?
What to think about
Treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome is based on the
seriousness of the condition, whether there is any nerve damage, and whether
other treatment has helped. If your symptoms are
mild, 1 to 2 weeks of
home treatment are likely to relieve your symptoms.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
November 14, 2014
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