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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs in the wrist when the surrounding tendons, ligaments, and muscles compress the median nerve, causing pain. The carpal tunnel, which is the passageway where the median nerve is located, is narrow and the nerve can be irritated easily.

Symptoms

  • Burning, tingling, and numbness in the palm of the hand and fingers
  • Decreased grip strength
  • Decreased sensitivity to hot and cold

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