Carpal Tunnel Articles
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Featured Carpal Tunnel Articles
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Descriptions of Featured Carpal Tunnel Articles
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful medical condition that affects the hands and wrists. This part of the eMedTV Web site talks about this condition in detail, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
- Carpal Tunnel Surgery
Carpal tunnel surgery, which reduces pressure on the median nerve, can help reduce wrist and hand pain. This eMedTV segment describes the two kinds of surgery and offers vital information on the risks and benefits of each.
- Carpal Tunnel Symptoms
Tingling, numbness, and pain are some of the common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. This eMedTV article explains how these symptoms can also include decreased grip strength that can make it hard to perform manual tasks.
- Carpal Tunnel Exercises
Certain exercises, combined with splinting and activity modification, can help with carpal tunnel syndrome. This eMedTV segment contains a list of carpal tunnel exercises that can be performed routinely to treat and prevent carpal tunnel syndrome.
- Carpal Tunnel Treatment
As this eMedTV selection explains, treatment for carpal tunnel may involve either surgical or non-surgical procedures. This article lists the various treatment options that are available and offers tips for modifying some daily activities.
- Carpal Tunnel Release
As this eMedTV selection explains, carpal tunnel release is a surgery that helps to relieve pressure on the median nerve in the wrist. This article describes the two types of this surgery and offers an in-depth look at how they are performed.
- Carpal Tunnel Surgery Recovery
After carpal tunnel surgery, recovery starts in the hospital and continues at home. This eMedTV page discusses recovery from carpal tunnel surgery, including what to expect in the hospital recovery room and tips on relieving pain.
- Carpal Tunnel
The carpal tunnel is a space in the wrist, in which the median nerve extends from your forearm to your hand. This eMedTV resource offers a detailed description of this part of the body and explains what happens when there is not enough space within it.