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What is the main difference between tendonitis and carpal tunnel?

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Dr. Joel McClurg
Orthopedic Surgery
5 doctors agree

In brief: Big difference

Tendonitis refers to inflammation of a tendon or tendons, carpal tunnel is compression of the median nerve.
Both can cause pain, and some of the treatments are similar (rest, immobilization, injections). Sometimes it is easy to distinguish between them sometimes not.

In brief: Big difference

Tendonitis refers to inflammation of a tendon or tendons, carpal tunnel is compression of the median nerve.
Both can cause pain, and some of the treatments are similar (rest, immobilization, injections). Sometimes it is easy to distinguish between them sometimes not.
Dr. Joel McClurg
Dr. Joel McClurg
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Numbness and tinglin

Numbness and tinhling for carpal tunml sybdrome tendonitis is painful tender tendon.

In brief: Numbness and tinglin

Numbness and tinhling for carpal tunml sybdrome tendonitis is painful tender tendon.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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