Ganglion Cyst Excision

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Postoperative Guidelines

  • Keep your dressing dry and intact until your first postoperative appointment.This will be scheduled 8-14 days after your surgery and will be on your discharge paperwork. 
  • Your surgical dressing, splint and sutures will be removed at your first postoperative appointment.
  • Hand Therapy will be ordered by your physician only if needed and could include active finger and wrist motion and may include progressive strengthening.
  • Please try to avoid any lifting or gripping for the first 4 weeks after surgery.
  • Please remember these outlines are guidelines only: your care may differ from the typical outlines provided. Please talk to your surgeon or your surgeon’s nurse or medical assistant if you have any questions about your post-operative care. If you have any questions, please call our office at (314) 514-3500.

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