Herbert von Schroeder MD MSc FRCSC


Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Covers endoscopic surgery to release pressure on the median nerve to relieve carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms in your hand. Looks at how the surgery is done, how well it works, and what to expect after surgery. Includes info on risks.

Open Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery

In open carpal tunnel release surgery, the transverse carpal ligament is cut, releasing the median nerve. The size and shape of the incision may vary.

Tenosinovitis de De Quervain

La tenosinovitis de De Quervain es la hinchazón e inflamación de los tendones y la vaina tendinosa en la muñeca, del lado del pulgar.

Skier’s or gamekeepers’s thumb

Skier’s (or gamekeeper’s) thumb results from a tear of the ulnar collateral ligament of the thumb. This injury can happen when your thumb is pulled back or to the side, away from your fingers. It often happens when a skier falls on an outstretched hand that is holding a ski pole. The tear can be partial or complete.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Discusses carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition caused by pressure on the median nerve. Covers causes and symptoms such as tingling or numbness in the hand, forearm, or wrist. Discusses what increases your risk. Covers nonsurgical and surgical treatment.