A small incision is used to release the compression of the median nerve at the level of the wrist, otherwise known as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. This procedure helps relieve pain, numbness or tingling of the hand due to the compression of the nerve
Pain at the base of the finger is the most common initial sign of a trigger finger. A painful clicking or snapping, when the finger is bent and straightened is also seen. In severe cases, the finger can be locked in a bent position. A tiny release of the triggering is often times needed to treat this problem.
Tendonitis due to overuse of the tendons of the wrist, can be a source of considerable pain. When non-operative treatment fails to cure this condition, we perform a small release of these tendons.