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Soft Tissue Surgery


Soft tissue surgery is a type of surgical procedure that involves the treatment of soft tissues such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, and skin. This type of surgery is commonly used to treat injuries, tumors, infections, and other conditions that affect the soft tissues of the body.

Soft tissue surgery


The symptoms that can be treated with soft tissue surgery depend on the type of condition being treated. Common conditions that may require soft tissue surgery include:

  • Soft tissue injuries

  • Tendinitis

  • Bursitis

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome

  • Ganglion cysts

  • Lipomas

Surgical Options

Soft tissue surgery is a broad field that encompasses a variety of surgical procedures. Some of the most common types of soft tissue surgery include:

  • Tendon repair

  • Ligament reconstruction

  • Removal of soft tissue tumors

  • Skin grafting

  • Flap surgery

  • Fasciotomy


The recovery time after soft tissue surgery varies depending on the type and extent of the surgery. In general, patients can expect to experience some pain, swelling, and stiffness in the affected area for a few days to a few weeks after the surgery. The surgeon will provide specific instructions on how to care for the surgical site and manage any discomfort during the recovery period.

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