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Updated: 03/05/2018 09:04:02AM

Hand still hurts after carpal tunnel surgery?

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You are frustrated because you had carpal tunnel surgery and your hand still hurts. There are many causes — pinched nerve in the neck, swelling in the nerve, incomplete release, scar tissue or another overlapping hand problem.

About 20-30 percent of people have a pinched nerve in the neck, in addition to the pinching of the median nerve in the wrist. Many respond to physical therapy.

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