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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome:

A numbness and tingling in the hand and also arm caused by a pinched nerve in the wrist. Wrist anatomy, comes underlying the health conditions and patterns of hand use can also contribute to the carpal tunnel syndrome. Key symptoms are pain in the hand and also arm with tingling. Treatment may include rest, ice, wrist splints, cortisone injections and also surgery. Carpal tunnel syndrome can be caused by the pressure in the median nerve. The carpal tunnel is a narrow in the passageway surrounded by bones and also ligaments on the palm side of your hand. When the median nerve is compressed, then the symptoms can include numbness, tingling and weakness in the hand and arm.

The anatomy of your wrist, health problems and the possibly repetitive hand motions can contribute to carpal tunnel syndrome. Proper treatment can usually relieves the tingling and numbness and also restores wrist and also hand function. A number of factors have been associated with in the carpal tunnel syndrome. Although they may not directly cause carpal tunnel syndrome, they may increase the risk of irritation or damage in the median nerve. These may include: Anatomic factors. A wrist fracture or dislocation, or the arthritis that can deforms in the small bones in the wrist, can alter the space within the carpal tunnel and put pressure on the median nerve. People who can have smaller carpal tunnels may be more likely to have carpal tunnel syndrome.

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