Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve running from the forearm through the wrist and to the hand becomes compressed, according to Mayo Clinic. The nerve runs through a space called the carpal tunnel. Pain o... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Carpal tunnel syndrome, depending on the cause of symptoms, can be treated by an orthopedic surgeon, a neurologist, a rheumatologist or other primary care physician specializing in hand, wrist and arm issues. Due to the ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Carpal tunnel syndrome typically begins with numbness or tingling in the thumb, index and middle fingers that comes and goes, according to Mayo Clinic. This numbness is often accompanied by discomfort in the hand and wri... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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Carpal tunnel syndrome can be treated with wrist splinting, prescription medications and avoiding activities that worsen the symptoms, according to Mayo Clinic. For more severe cases, surgery to relieve the pressure on t... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Nerve-gliding exercises can help the median nerve move normally through the carpal tunnel and under the ligament at the wrist, according to Mayo Clinic, but carpal tunnel exercises alone cannot repair damage or reduce sy... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Use exercises for carpal tunnel syndrome along with other treatment options or after surgery to prevent scarring, according to Mayo Clinic. Exercise alone does not relieve carpal tunnel syndrome once there is a diagnosis... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

A person with carpal tunnel syndrome may feel erratic tingling and numbness in the hands and fingers, especially when grasping a phone or steering wheel, according to Mayo Clinic. The hands may also feel weak, and the ti... More » Health Conditions & Diseases