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Lloyd Kurth, D.O.

Dr. Kurth joined Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates, Inc. in May of 1997. Prior to joining Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates, Inc. he attended Tarkio College, and then earned his medical degree from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. Following medical school, he completed an internship at Doctor’s Osteopathic Hospital in Erie, Pennsylvania and residency in Orthopedic Surgery at West Virginia University. He is a native of New Castle, Pennsylvania and has been practicing in North Central West Virginia for over 25 years. Prior to joining Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates, Inc., Dr. Kurth was a solo practitioner who served the North Central West Virginia beginning in 1984. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and has been certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons since 1986. Dr. Kurth served in the United States Army in Vietnam with the 101st Airborne and he receive the Bronze Star for valor. Dr. Kurth served as a clinical professor of Orthopedic Surgery at West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and as a clinical professor of Orthopedic Surgery at West Virginia University Hospital. He continuously updates his training to reflect the most recent orthopedic treatment options and techniques for his patients. Dr. Kurth is a co-developer of Stelkast Proven Knee Arthroplasty and has performed approximately over 3000 knee replacements.
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What is Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery?

Posted by Lloyd Kurth, D.O.

Aug 27, 2014 8:56:00 AM

By:  Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates

What Is Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery?  Carpal tunnel release is a surgery that’s used to treat and potentially heal the painful condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome.

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Carpal tunnel syndrome can be caused by trauma, such as a sprain or fracture, or repetitive use of a vibrating tool. It's also associated with pregnancy, diabetes, thyroid disease, and rheumatoid arthritis.

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Topics: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome