Dr. Rachel S. Rohde discusses the postoperative carpal tunnel release surgery instructions she gives patients.
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One of the things I learned is that it’s very hard to keep their dressing nice and clean and dry and not take it off for any period of time. And so I’ve become a little more forward thinking about letting people take down their dressing and actually wash their hand even with their sutures still in. I learned how to adapt a little bit and that wearing a splint over can help compensate for that change of anatomy in order to do certain daily activities. So those were the probably the biggest.