Carpal Tunnel Surgery

 
Symptoms of numbness, pins and needles in the thumb, index and middle fingers of the hand.
Eventually leading to weakness, inability to pick up pots or cups or difficulty buttoning shirts.
Usually caused by pressure on the Median Nerve at the level of the wrist.
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Fast Facts:
Symptoms
·      Pins and needles in the ring and little fingers​
·      Numbness​
·      Bent elbow positions aggravating symptoms
Diagnosis​
·      Can be related to diabetes or thyroid problems​
·      May be a sign of pinched nerves in the neck
Treatment
·      Hand therapy seeks to improve posture and movements​
·      If symptoms persist surgical release is advocated

 

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