Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

You're working at your desk, trying to ignore the tingling or numbness you've had for some time in your hand and wrist. Suddenly, a sharp, piercing pain shoots through the wrist and up your arm. Just a passing cramp? It could be carpal tunnel syndrome.

The carpal tunnel is a narrow passageway of ligament and bones at the base of your hand. It contains nerve and tendons. Sometimes, thickening from irritated tendons or other swelling narrows the tunnel and causes the nerve to be compressed. Symptoms usually start gradually. As they worsen, grasping objects can become difficult.

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  1. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... arm. Just a passing cramp? It could be carpal tunnel syndrome. The carpal tunnel is a narrow passageway of ... Women are three times more likely to have carpal tunnel syndrome than men. Early diagnosis and treatment are important ...
  2. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a disorder caused by disturbances in nerve function (neuropathy), leading to pain and numbness or tingling (paresthesia) primarily in ...
  3. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome/Start Here ... Carpal Tunnel Syndrome ... National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke ... From the National Institutes of Health ... What ...
  4. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (American College of Rheumatology)  
    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome/Start Here ... Carpal Tunnel Syndrome ... American College of Rheumatology ... Information on carpal tunnel syndrome: what it is, common signs ...
  5. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition in which there is excessive pressure on the median nerve. This is the ... feeling and movement to parts of the hand. Carpal tunnel syndrome can lead to numbness, tingling, weakness, or muscle ...
  6. Finger Numbness: Could It Be Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
    Learn the signs of carpal tunnel syndrome and ways to find relief.
  7. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health)  
    Carpal tunnel syndrome, a group of problems that includes swelling, pain, tingling, and loss of strength in the wrist ...
  8. ClinicalTrials.gov: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome/Clinical Trials
  9. Carpal tunnel syndrome is becoming more frequently recognized and may be occurring more often. It may result from repetitive ...
  10. Carpal Tunnel Exercises: Can They Relieve Symptoms? (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome/Treatments and Therapies ... Carpal Tunnel Syndrome ... Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
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