Could anyone tell me about carpal tunnel syndrome?

VIDEO carpal tunnel. Here is a video i made a few years back sorry for the bear but it is good information http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=lwghddhvm60;list=plcbd41f7a42e20469;index=4;feature=plpp_video.

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Hi docs. I need to know about carpal tunnel syndrome. What can you tell me?

Carpal tunnel. Treatment for carpal tunnel can range from conservative to surgical. Antiinflammatory medication, splints to start. Injections in the wrist. Nerve studies and posbily surgery. Carpal tunnel release can be done open or endoscopic. A hand surgeon can help. http://www.handsurgerypodcast.com/endscopic-carpal-tunnel-video.html. Read more...

Could you tell me if someone has carpal tunnel syndrome, would that person necessarily have to have surgery?

Not always. Wearing a splint on your wrist will significantly help your symptoms. Some people will try a cortisone injection to decrease inflammation around the nerve. Read more...
Carpal tunnel. Since that can have many different degrees of severity for more mild cases surgery is often not need more severe cases surgery is often needed. Read more...

How can I tell whether I have carpal tunnel syndrome?

Numbness in hand. Carpal tunnel means that the median nerve in your wrist is compressed or irritated as it travels through the carpal tunnel. Carpal tunnel can cause numbness and/or "tingling" in the thumb, index, middle, and 1/2 of the ring finger. It may involved any or all of these fingers. In addition some patients experience wrist pain and some experience weakness in their hand. Read more...
History, exam, tests. While the diagnosis of carpal tunnel can often be made on the basis of a careful history and examination, electrical testing can be used to prove the diagnosis. This is important to rule out other diagnoses (e.g. Pinched nerve in the neck) that may be causing your symptoms. A neurologist can help guide diagnosis and treatment, . Read more...

How can I tell if I have early carpal tunnel syndrome?

Pain. Pain tingling , numbness, thumb index and middle fingers, unable to perform simple repeat moments like typing, conduction studies are need to confirm the diagnosis. Read more...
Symtoms. These usually include tingling of the fingers, usually not the small finger. Sometimes waking up at night with numb hands. Pain over the wrist. Some patients will complain of a swelling sensation of the hands. If these exist you might want to get it checked out by your doc. Read more...
VIDEO carpal tunnel. Here is a video i made a few years back sorry for the bear but it is good information http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=lwghddhvm60&list=plcbd41f7a42e20469&index=4&feature=plpp_video. Read more...

Please tell me what are some good carpal tunnel syndrome exercises for the morning after waking up?

Stretching. There are many things you can do. Forced hyperextension of the wrist might help. Wear a cts splint at night to prevent you from curling the wrist (fetal position) while you sleep. Avoid excessive repetitive motions or unatural positions ( I use a mouse pad pillow support ). Read more...

Can you please tell me if I will be at risk for carpal tunnel syndrome if I choose a career in computer science?

Carpal Tunnel Risk. You may be at a greater risk of delevoping carpal tunnel with any frequent, repetitive movement. Some people will go their whole working life with no symptoms of carpal tunnel. While others in less repetitive careers will develop the condition. I recommend an ergonomic evaluation of your work place to help decrease the risk of developing the condition. Read more...