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Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome. man arms holding his painful wrist
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a condition that affects the hand and wrist, causing pain, numbness, and weakness in the fingers and thumb. It is caused by pressure on the median nerve, which runs through the carpal tunnel in the wrist. CTS is a common condition, especially in people who perform repetitive motions with their hands, such as typing or using power tools.

Causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Treatment for CTS may include:

Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

To prevent CTS, it is important to take breaks from repetitive hand motions and to practice good posture and ergonomics while working. Stretching and strengthening exercises can also help prevent CTS. If you are experiencing symptoms of CTS, it is important to seek medical attention to determine the best course of treatment.