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Doctor insights on: What Is Carpotunnel

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How to treat carpaltunnel?

How to treat carpaltunnel?

Unclear: Not sure what is being asked here. Carpal tunnel syndrome refers to a median nerve compression syndrome at the wrist. Symptoms include numbness and tingling of the thumb, index finger, and middle finger. Surgery can be done to decompress (unpinch) the nerve. ...Read more

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How can I help tendonitis? And I think I have carpaltunnel?

How can I help tendonitis? And I think I have carpaltunnel?

Tendonitis Rx: These commonly occur together. If possible the first thing to do is figure out the cause. Repetitive motions are commonly responsible. Splinting and rest, with ice, compression, and elevation are the initial mainstays of therapy followed by possible nsaids or anti-inflammatories if not contra-indicated. Stronger medications are recently available and use of injections could be considered later. ...Read more

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What is "a" typical plantar fachitis. Can your heel pad or botto of feet get carpitunnel?

What is "a" typical plantar fachitis. Can your heel pad or botto of feet get carpitunnel?

Plantar fasciitis: This condition is characterized by inflammation of a very thin tissue running throughout the bottom of your foot. It causes pain, typically after you've been off your foot sitting or laying down. As soon as you put your foot down, pain starts. It takes a few steps to make it stop aching, and it starts all over again with rest. Antiinflammatories and stretching helps. Tarsal tunnel is different. ...Read more

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I have a wrist pain on the top part of my hand whenever i put any type of pressure like doing pushups, is this carpaltunnel or something else?

I have a wrist pain on the top part of my hand whenever i put any type of pressure like doing pushups, is this carpaltunnel or something else?

Sprain: Doubt carpal tunnel which generally presents with numbness/tingling in all or some of fingers: thumb, index, long (middle), and partially ring finger. A sprain, stress injury from repetetive use or impaction, ganglion cyst are common causes. See an orthopedist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Needle burning numb painful palms/hands. I have i was diagnose with carpatunel last year. Do i go to er. My hands hurt really bad

Get it evaluated....: If the pain is out of proportion, losing all function of the hand or the hand is cold to the touch/ a weird color, you need to go to the er or an urgent care center- a patient can't always know if what they are having is really carpal tunnel syndrome or else something more serious like an infectious tenosynovitis or other problem that can permanently lose the function of your affected hand. ...Read more