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Can shoulder injury cause carpal tunnel syndrome?

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Dr. Michael Raemisch
Surgery - Hand Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Rarely

You could get carpal tunnel syndrome if your shoulder injury caused bad enough swelling.
The swelling travels down the arm to the hand and that's what causes carpal tunnel.

In brief: Rarely

You could get carpal tunnel syndrome if your shoulder injury caused bad enough swelling.
The swelling travels down the arm to the hand and that's what causes carpal tunnel.
Dr. Michael Raemisch
Dr. Michael Raemisch
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Dr. Rick Pospisil
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Shoulder injuries

Many times the circumstances or events that led to,shoulder injuries will also produce problems in the elbow and wrist.
.. So it's not uncommon to have problems in all three areas but note that the inciting cause affects all three . areas in the same time period. Ie the injured shoulder does not produce the wrist problem.

In brief: Shoulder injuries

Many times the circumstances or events that led to,shoulder injuries will also produce problems in the elbow and wrist.
.. So it's not uncommon to have problems in all three areas but note that the inciting cause affects all three . areas in the same time period. Ie the injured shoulder does not produce the wrist problem.
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Dr. Rick Pospisil
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery

In brief: No

But can cause same symptoms.

In brief: No

But can cause same symptoms.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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