Radial Tunnel Release

This surgery involves an incision over the dorsal forearm and dissection down to the level of nerve compression.

Radial Tunnel Release

A radial tunnel release is done when symptoms persist despite conservative management. This surgery involves an incision over the dorsal forearm and dissection down to the level of nerve compression. The supinator muscle and other structures overlying the nerve are incised and the posterior interosseous nerve is decompressed. This should give the patient relief of their symptoms and they will regain normal function of their arm in 2-3 weeks once the incision has fully healed.

Modern Orthopaedics of New Jersey, Wayne, Parsippany, Dr. Peter DeNoble MD and Dr. David Ratliff MD. Orthopedic Surgeons, Hand Surgeon
DRUJ Instability/Arthritis, Ulnocarpal Impaction, DIP Pinning for Mallet Finger

Benefits

The orthopedic surgeons here are also specially trained in the field of hand and wrist surgery and treat all conditions, from very straightforward to the most complex. Furthermore, we believe that even the simplest problems of the hand and wrist deserve evaluation from a hand specialist who has an expertise in understanding of the intricate anatomy of the hand.

Every Patient Matters

Every patient receives an in-depth consultation to devise a treatment plan that is right for their problem. Our specialists prefer non-operative and non-invasive treatments whenever possible, including physical therapy, medications, and/or injections. When we require surgery, we will then use minimally invasive surgical techniques to fix your problem, whether it is fixing a broken bone or repairing a tendon. Our goal is always to get you back to living your life normally as soon as possible.

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