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CTS treatments: About 30% of people with carpal tunnel, do well with nocturnal wrist splints, and use of vitamin b-6 100 mg twice daily (more than 300-400 mg daily is toxic). Have never used lugol's and cannot attest to any benefit there. Since hand surgery for carpal tunnel is so valuable and safe, maybe consider this approach. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Carple tunnel problems and solutions. Is there a reliable web site for it, say from a medical center?
Check out the ASSH: The american society for surgery of the hand has an excellent website with information for patients about common hand conditions. Check out: http://www.Assh.Org/public/handconditions/pages/carpaltunnelsyndrome.Aspx good luck! ...Read more
Laxity in the wrist: There are 8 small bones that make up the "wrist" in addition to the large long bones, the radius and ulna. these bones are arranged in 2 rows of 4 each. CIND (carpal instability nondisso.) means there is anywhere from lig. laxity to dislocation between the 2 rows of bones. TX depends on how much laxity present, response to splint, h/o trauma & how bothersome sx are to you. See a hand surgeon. ...Read more
A carpal bone : is a bone in the wrist. There are 8 carpal bones. Scaphoid. Lunate. Triquetrum. Pisiform. Trapezium. Trapezoid. Capitate. Hamate. They lie in between the radius and ulna proximally and the metacarpals of the hand distally towards the fingers. They provide stability yet can allow mobility in all three axes of motion. They are truly remarkable and hand surgeons and anatomists still learning ...Read more
Many symptoms.: Generally altered sensation and or pain in the thumb and next two digits of one of your hands. Comes on with stress of the hand and wrist such as holding a book, pencil, typing, carrying a briefcase, doing push ups etc. Pain can sometimes extend up to shoulder. Often noted in am or can wake you from sleep. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Carpal tunnel is : Associated with altered sensation in the thumb, index, middle and part of the ring. It can affect the muscles of the thumb. Symtpoms can be intermittent, occasional or severe and long standing. Testing such as a nerve study/emg is often used to aid diagnosis and gauge severity. Treatment can range from splinting to injectons and even surgery.A very common disorder; many function well despite it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers