Is it carpal tunnel syndrome?

Hand and Wrist

Carpal tunnel wrist painHave you ever awakened in the morning and noticed numbness in your thumb, index and middle fingers or the palm of your hand?

Have you experienced a sharp pain shooting up your hand into your wrist and forearm?

Are your hands sometimes too weak to open a jar?

These are all symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.

If your pain is mild, you may be able to relieve it by holding an ice pack in your palm for 15 minutes, avoiding repetitive hand movements and using nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

Your pain signifies something is wrong. When that pain is related to a nerve, it’s important to seek treatment to relieve the pressure before the nerve is permanently damaged.

Carpal tunnel pain is caused when the carpal passageway narrows and pinches the medial nerve that provides communication and feeling to the hands and fingers

If you are suffering moderate to severe symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome, talk to one of our hand experts. Call 800.445.6442 or click here to request an appointment.

 

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