Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Carpal Tunnel Release and Wrist Instability

I was on a telemedicine visit with a physician-patient and he brought up that he regretted his carpal tunnel release because that caused an unstable and arthritic wrist. So is this a thing? Does carpal tunnel release cause wrist arthritis? Let’s dig in. What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Since carpal tunnel release is the treatment…read more

Can PRP Be Used to Treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

As you may know, as my job as the CMO of Regenexx, I often perform literature reviews on the latest evidence behind Orthobiologic injections. Two years ago I ran a quick search on treating Carpal Tunnel with Platelet-Rich Plasma and frankly didn’t expect to find much. What surprised me was that there were several Randomized…read more

Carpal Tunnel Surgery Recovery

Carpal tunnel surgery recovery is critical to understand BEFORE you sign up for the surgery. Understanding the recovery timeline is all about knowing how the procedure is performed and whether you’re a candidate for newer, less invasive, and regenerative options. So let’s dig in. What Is the Carpal Tunnel? There’s an area in your wrist…read more

What Causes Numbness In Hands While Sleeping?

I have heard patients tell me for more than 25 years that their hands go numb at night when they lie down to go to sleep. The sensation of numbness in your hands and fingers (paresthesia) might be unsettling, but should it be something that worries you?
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