Can carpal tunnel sydrome in your knuckles?

Not likely. Carpal tunnel syndrome is compression of the median nerve in your wrist, causing pain and numbness in your fingertips. Patients have numbness in the front of the thumb, index finger, middle finger, and half the ring finger. Typically, the back of the knuckles are not affected.

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How unsafe is it for me to use my hand that has carpal tunnel?

Carpal Tunnel. No, but i would suggest a carpal tunnel splint be worn so as not to damage the median nerve any further. In fact, it could cure the problem. Read more...

Will the use of a hand gripper lead to carpal tunnel syndrome?

I'm assuming. You're talking about the hand gripper that you find sporting good stores. I don't think this single thing leads to carpal tunnel I do think that if you have carpet tunnel mouth case and you do too much of anything that's repetitive you can make the carpal thompson feel worse of times in addition carpal tunnels often progressive problem so sometimes it's just seems that the activity makes it worse but it just gets worse anyway if you don't have carpal tall symptom symptoms now that i wouldn't worry about using a hand gripper. Read more...

Feeling lots of pain in my non dominant hand, could it be carpal tunnel?

Carpal tunnel is. Only one condition that can cause hand pain . Arthritis tendinitis synovitis are common causes too. Carpal tunnel is associated with altered sensation in the thumb index and middle fingers. Nighttime and activity symptoms and vague aching pain at the palm side of the wrist crease as well as. http://youtu.be/lwghddhvm60. Read more...

Can all hand activities lead to something as severe as carpal tunnel syndrome?

Not necessarily. Although some activities, work related or daily routine, can aggravate or exacerbate carpal tunnel syndrome, not all activities can cause the condition. Read more...
Unclear... Since we really do not know the cause of carpal tunnel syndrome, it is impossible to say what, if any, activities are causative. We see carpal tunnel syndrome in elderly patients with minimal hand activities, for example. It is true that some vigorous repetitive activities may worsen carpal tunnel that is already present, or in a person who is predisposed to the condition. Read more...
Clarification. Agree with prior answers. However, i'd like to look at the question from a different perspective. A great many people with carpal tunnel focus only on computer and keyboard (i.E work related activities) . This is wrong. Any activity that involves up and down motion of the wrist may exacerbate and perpetuate carpal tunnel syndrome in a predisposed individual. Read more...

My hand is going numb. Do I have carpal tunnel?

Possibly. There a number of reasons for hand numbness other than carpal tunnel. I would speak with your doctor and seek EMG/nerve conduction studies as a start to your work up. Read more...

Weakness in one hand? How can you tell if carpal tunnel or not?

Numbness at night. The most common initial symptom of carpal tunnel is numbness and tingling in the thumb and first two fingers that is worse at night, often awakening you from sleep. Especially if your symptoms have progressed to the point where the hand is weak, a neurologist can help determine if the cause is carpal tunnel or some other nerve disorder. Read more...
C Ur doctor. While carpal tunnel is probably the most known peripheral nerve compression syndrome there are a variety of others as well as other diseases such as stroke that can result in one handed hand weakness. See a physician for a thorough evaluation to discuss causes and treatments. Read more...