While there is a risk of traumatic injury for rock climbers, they are more likely to experience overuse injuries to the hand, wrist, shoulder, or elbow.
Carpal tunnel surgery can be done with wide-awake local anesthesia which can reduce recovery time.
Recently, the medical community has seen an increase in the use of wide-awake local anesthesia for hand and wrist surgery procedures. Wide-awake local anesthesia is surgery performed with only local anesthesia, avoiding the use of general anesthesia.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – we’ve all heard of it, but what exactly does it mean?