Carpal Tunnel Treatment
What is Carpal Tunnel?
Carpal tunnel syndrome causes pain, tingling, and numbness in your hand from pressure on the median nerve in your wrist.
What Causes Carpal Tunnel?
Repetitive motions, like typing, or any wrist movements that you do over and over. This is especially true of things you do when your hands are lower than your wrists. Conditions like hypothyroidism, obesity, rheumatoid arthritis, and diabetes also cause this condition.
Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel
Weakness in your hand
It’s harder to make a fist than it used to be
Pain and tingling travel up your forearm to your shoulder.
“Shocks” come and go in your thumb and fingers.
Tingling that moves up into your arm