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The causes of carpal tunnel syndrome are numerous and varied. They include repetitive movements, genetic predisposition, hormonal changes, wrist injuries and other medical conditions such as diabetes and arthritis. Although their role is not fully understood, these risk factors are well established among health professionals and the population. A lesser-known contributor to the development and Can Diet Affect Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

A “trigger finger” also known as ‘stenosing tenosynovitis,’  is a common and painful hand  affliction that can interfere with everyday activities. It can affect any finger, but is most frequent in the thumb or ring finger. Some patients experience multiple “trigger fingers” at a time. The general population has a 2.6% chance of developing the Can Trigger Finger Heal on Its Own?

Carpal Tunnel is caused by pressure on the median nerve. Over time as the pressure increases, patients may experience discomfort in their wrist, hand and fingers, which impacts their daily life. Oftentimes in the early stages, carpal tunnel is overlooked as fatigue or muscle strain. Even as it progresses, some patients still neglect to seek What Happens if Carpal Tunnel is Left Untreated?

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Wrist Tendonitis are both common conditions that affect the hand and wrist. The symptoms of the two are highly similar, which can lead to confusion and misdiagnosis. Even though they manifest in a similar manner, there are still a few distinctive differences between these two conditions which your doctor will be Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Versus Tendonitis

Trigger finger, officially known as stenosing tenosynovitis, is a common problem that affects the fingers and thumb. It can occur in one or multiple fingers at a time, and can be caused by numerous factors. Treatments can range based on the severity of the condition. If you’re having the following symptoms that interfere with your How to Recognize Trigger Finger?

Carpal tunnel release surgery is the only definitive way to treat carpal tunnel syndrome. Your physician may recommend you for surgery if your symptoms have not improved with conservative treatment, or have continued to worsen. While surgery cannot reverse any nerve damage that has already occurred, it can prevent further nerve damage. What Are My Recovery After Carpal Tunnel Surgery

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a common neuropathy condition, and yet it’s precise causes are unknown. Approximately 3% to 6% of adults in the general population have some form of carpal tunnel. Symptoms onset over a long period of time, and many patients find themselves wondering…

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is characterized by the swelling of the tendons in the wrist which then puts pressure on the median nerve. Symptoms normally start gradually and worsen over time. Recognizing the early signs is key to prevention and preventing permanent damage.
Computer use is linked to carpal tunnel because …

Patients often dread the thought of going for a hand surgery because of fears or concerns related to anesthesia. Fortunately, new advances in hand surgery…

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