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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Medical October 18, 2012

by Kimberly Allen, RN Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that develops when the nerve known as the median nerve becomes pinched.  Carpal tunnel syndrome affects over 2 million people resulting in approximately 500,000 surgeries every year.  It affects women more frequently than men and Caucasians more than any... Read more
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Mostly unheard of, carpal tunnel syndrome is rapidly becoming a burden of modern society.  CTS is defined as the type of injury named repetitive strain injury, which can include trigger finger, nerve spasms, and carpal tunnel syndrome. This definition is used to name a set of symptoms that occur... Read more
The Scoop on CTS-Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a name to a series of symptoms that arise from an increase in pressure on nerves in the wrist. This increase in pressure can result from everyday activity including excessive typing, assembly line work or pretty much anything where your wrists are actively engaged in a repetitive motion.

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