Light at the end of the carpal tunnel

For patients with troublesome carpal tunnel syndrome, a full recovery is possible with either open or endoscopic surgery.

Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common conditions managed by hand surgeons.

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Figure 1. Endoscopic carpal tunnel release, procedural canula in situ.

Up to 5% of the general population experiences carpal tunnel syndrome at some time.

Many of these will have mild or temporary symptoms and will not require specific treatment.1

The syndrome is a well-recognised condition with typical