Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when a combination of health conditions and activities
puts pressure on the
median nerve as it passes through the
carpal tunnel in your wrist. This pressure leads to
symptoms. Anything that decreases the amount of space in the carpal
tunnel, increases the amount of tissue in the tunnel, or increases the
sensitivity of the median nerve can lead to carpal tunnel syndrome.
Things that help cause carpal tunnel syndrome include:
It is possible that the main title of the report Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.