When can I start driving again after an ulnar nerve decompression procedure?

Following this intervention, you will require follow-up in order to receive appropriate guidelines for your recovery. During your follow-up meeting, you will be told when it’s ok to resume driving.

Once you are discharged, you will be able to start your home recovery. Your doctor will advise you to resume your activities gradually.

It is also important to avoid effort for a while because any strenuous movements can impair the result of the surgery. You shouldn’t be driving as long as you are still taking your pain medicine and you are still having a dressing. This means at least several days following the intervention. 

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Source: https://www.cedars-sinai.edu/Education/Medical-Library/

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