Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve, which runs from the forearm into the hand, becomes pressed or squeezed at the wrist. The median nerve controls the sensation to the palm side of the hand.
Symptoms of Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Burning, tingling, or itching numbness of the hand
- Fingers feel useless and swollen
- Decrease grip strength
Causes of Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Tendon Inflammation
Treatment for Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Anti-Inflammatory Medication
- Exercising and Stretching
- Surgery is usually required if the symptoms has last for 6 months
Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011 , the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.Tags: carpal tunnel release, carpal tunnel syndrome, hand pain, hand treatment, singapore sports and orthopaedic clinic