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Radial Tunnel Release

This surgery treats radial tunnel syndrome. That's a compression of the radial nerve. During this surgery, the nerve is given more room.

Overview

This surgery treats radial tunnel syndrome. That's a compression of the radial nerve. During this surgery, the nerve is given more room.

Preparation

To begin, you are anesthetized. Your surgeon makes a small incision on the outer side of your elbow.

Freeing the Nerve

Your radial nerve travels through a passage way called the "radial tunnel." The surgeon carefully releases tissue to open up this tunnel and create more room for your nerve. This will keep your nerve from being pinched or irritated when you straighten your wrist and fingers.

End of Procedure

When the surgery is finished, the incision is closed.Your arm is bandaged, and you may wear a sling.Your healthcare provider will give you tips to helpyour recovery.

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