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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
NSAIDs: Carpal tunnel syndromoe is inflammation of the median nerve as it passes through the front of your wrist. Typically its caused by over use, so the ma ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Watson
18 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Brace, NSAIds: Many patients with carpal tunnel find relief from wearing a brace that helps immobilize the wrist. Nsaids can also lessen the inflammation and pain. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
The non drug treatments for Carpal tunnel syndrome include:: Wrist splints, Carpal tunnel release, Splint, Surgery, Physical therapy, Occupational therapy, Trigger finger surgery, Needle aponeurotomy.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Depends: If she is overweight, then an exercise program may be of greatest initial benefit (would need to avoid cycling or other maneuvers that strain the wris ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
20 years experience in Neurosurgery
Anyone: Anyone with repetitive motions across the wrist (most of us) can develops this syndrome.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience in Hand Surgery
Nerve compression: Carpal tunnel syndrome is median nerve compression in the carpal tunnel at the base of the palm. Increased pressure in the confined space of the carpa ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience in Family Medicine
History and physical: Usually one can diagnose carpal tunnel syndrome just by doing a good history and physical. People complain of numbness and tingling and/or weakness i ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
38 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Carpal tunnel is a condition in the wrist where a nerve (the median nerve) is "pinched" by tendons that surround it as it travels through an area in t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
22 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Nerve compression.: Carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) is compression of the median nerve at the wrist. Symptoms include numbness/tingling in the thumb, index, long and ring fi ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience in Hand Surgery
Median nerve: Compression of the median nerve at the base of the palm in canal bound by bone and the traverse carpal ligament. Swelling in the canal increases press ... Read More

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