Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, And Ways To Lower The Risk Of The Condition
March 6, 2018
Do you have pain, numbness, weakness, or tingling in one or both of your hands? If you have these symptoms, they may be caused by carpal tunnel syndrome. The condition develops when the median nerve, a major nerve that runs through your arm, becomes compressed in the carpal tunnel.
Factors that contribute to carpal tunnel syndrome include repetitive movements of the wrist, fracture of the wrist, and inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Many people shrug off the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome at the beginning, but the condition gets worse if left untreated.