The carpal tunnel contains the median nerve, which may be crushed by the roof the carpal tunnel due to swelling from repetitive motion. A carpal tunnel release removes the pressure on the median nerve, reducing pain and improving sensation. This operation may safely be performed as an outpatient procedure under general or local anesthesia.
Dr. Nicholas Bastidas is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in the treatment of pediatric and adult craniofacial, cleft and vascular abnormalities. Dr. Bastidas is a leader in craniofacial surgical procedures and serves the Long Island and greater New York region. Call us today at (516) 497-7900. We are looking forward to serving you and your family.