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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Carpal syndrome is where there is excessive pressure on the median nerve that can cause swelling in the carpal tunnel. Although anyone can suffer from the condition it is most common in people from 30s onwards and may be associated with activity and stresses subjected to their fingers.

 
Symptoms
  • Numbness and tingling in the hand and fingers
  • Feeling of weakness in the hand
  • Decreased grip strength
  • Atrophy of the muscles in the hand
Cause
  • Sometimes triggered by the occupation of the patient it is closely associated with the stresses the fingers and hand endure
Treatment
  • Using ice packs can help relieve pain  (Hot/Cold Gel Pack)
  • Massaging the area can help relieve pain with rubs and gels
  • The use of a splint may help
Prevention
  • Changing the position of the hand and fingers at rest or whilst conducting activity may help prevent issues
  • Exercising the fingers and hand may help keep in strong and prevent problems
 
 
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