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Do Musicians Get Carpal Tunnel Even After They Quit Music
Yes: Carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) is a very very common disorder. It is more common in people who are active in certain occupations, etc. Sometimes the symptoms will persist, even after the offending activity is stopped. Some people have cts for no apparent reason. The treatment of cts depends on the severity of the compression, and on the severity of your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Entrapment of the median nerve at the wrist is how we describe carpal tunnel. There are 8 carpal bones, but the hamate and pisiform form the ulnar side. The trapezium and scaphoid for the radial side. Flex the 3rd digit and look at the palmar hand side. The long flexor's tendon will be visible, the median n is just to its thumb side. Wrist flexion or extension can irritate ...Read more
Can't afford to go get looked at for carpal tunnel, even with my husbands insurance. What will happen to my arm? Will i eventually be crippled?
I had r carpal tunnel sg 5 weeks ago. I just tried to get on my comp and after only a few min of using mouse, my r thumb swell n hurt. Why? Is this nml?
Varies: Recovery from carpal tunnel syndrome varies based upon the individual and surgical technique used. In surgery, the transverse carpal ligament is divided, which can lead to activity related pain around the thumb, this is almost always temporary, you may want to cut back your activities for the short term until you are doing better. If you dont get better soon, sometimes therapy can help. ...Read more
Is it normal to get your monthly after a operation i had the carpal tunnel operation and started with my period?
Yes: There has been new research demonstrating an increased risk of trigger finger after carpal tunnel surgery. The release of the thick ligament which is causing compression on the nerve does alter the biomechanics of the tendons slightly which can increase the chances of developing trigger finger. This article was just published within the last few months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why are my hands and arms numb every morning when I first get up? I am not sleeping any different than I always have. I thought maybe carpal tunnel but even my pinkys are numb and I thought carpel tunnel excluded the pinky. It's been like this for about a
Dont know: You correctly excluded carpal tunnel.Get a more detailed answer ›
Tws: Most people come in for treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) due to the pain and numbness/tingling in the hands. The night time symptoms can be very disruptive. However, the most functionally dibilitating part of cts is muscle wasting. The muscles in the fat part of the thumb are innervated by the median nerve, which is compresses in cts. Eventually you lose the ability to grip or pinch. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Very common: Carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) is an entrapment median neuropathy, causing parenthesis, pain, numbness, and other symptoms in the distribution of the median nerve due to its compression at the wrist in the carpal tunnel. People who do work with air gun air tool, computer work any work repetitive\ in nature could cause it. Good luck, thanks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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