Doctors for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in North Paravur, Kochi
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CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME
Carpal tunnel syndrome is numbness, tingling, weakness, and other problems of the hand because of pressure on the median nerve in the wrist. The median nerve, which runs from the forearm into the palm of the hand, becomes pressed or squeezed at the wrist which leads to the syndrome.
HOW IS CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME DIAGNOSED?
Though, there is no consensus reference standard for the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome, an orthopedic considers a combination of symptoms, clinical findings and electrophysiological testing for his diagnosis. Additionally, evolving technology has included the use of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of CTS. EMG may also be used.
HOW IS CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME TREATED?
Generally accepted treatments include:
4. surgical release of transverse carpal ligament.
DID YOU KNOW?
There are no proven strategies to prevent carpal tunnel syndrome. One can minimize stress on hands and wrists by taking the following precautions:
• Reduce your force and relax your grip.
• Take frequent breaks.
• Improve your posture.
• Keep hands warm.