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That can depend on many factors, but in general 6-8 weeks. Things that can delay healing can be: * How long and severe your CTS was to begin with before surgery * Your age, smoking, Diabetes, obesity and overall poor general health * Prior wrist surgeries or injuries * Type of procedure and if there were any complications during surgery * Workers comp case and or obtaining a Lawyer for secondary gain

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You need to follow up with your surgeon to make sure there is not something acutely going on such as an infection. If this has been going on for sometime then you may have residual nerve damage form letting the carpal tunnel syndrome go on so long before surgery. Also, sometimes the median nerve gets knicked during surgery, but this typically causes numbness and tingling more so than pain.

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The actual damage done by the surgery is generally healed within a couple of weeks. However the body's repairs to the damage that has taken place to the median nerve can run into months and may possibly never return to normal. strength returns to the muscles in the hands and fingers very quickly if they were not weakened to badly.I had both hands done on separate occasions and was able to do work with them (taking it easy ) within a week.

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According to the Healthcare Blue Book, the estimated cost of carpal tunnel surgery is $2,451.

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