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Which is the best way to treat carpal tunnel syndrome of the wrist?

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Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience in Hand Surgery
Splint: Begin with night time splinting to prevent wrist flexion while sleeping. If this is not successful seek care with a hand surgeon for possible nerve conduction studies and surgical release. Behavioral modification to avoid repetitive overuse of the hands and wrists is also an important part of treatment.
Answered on Dec 28, 2013

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