Carpal tunnel syndrome

What is Carpal tunnel syndrome?

The most common nerve entrapment syndrome, characterized by paresthesias, typically nocturnal, and sometimes sensory loss and wasting in the median nerve distribution in the hand; often bilateral and affects women more than men; due to chronic entrapment of the median nerve at the wrist within the carpal tunnel.

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I have carpal tunnel syndrome since 2 years back and have been advised surgery but have managed with hand exercises and homoeopathy with off and on...

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hi i have a dull ache in my left arm right to my fingertips plus i keep getting electric shock pains across my chest i have not felt well for 3...

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Such symptoms can be caused by heart ischemia, carpal tunnel syndrome or spine disc herniation. And the heart...

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