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    1. Pinched Nerve

      Learn more about pinched nerves, a common injury that can result in chronic pain.

    2. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

      Learn about the causes and treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome.

    3. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Health Tools

      This health tools will help you make wise health decisions or take action regarding carpal tunnel.

    4. Exercises for Arm and Wrist - Topic Overview

      Your doctor can give you information about exercises for building flexibility and strength in your hand, wrist, and arm.Exercises for flexibility may include:Rotating your wrist up, down, and from side to side.Stretching your fingers far apart, then relaxing them, then stretching them again.Stretching your thumb by pulling it back gently, holding it, and then releasing it.Exercises to increase strength may include:Squeezing a rubber ball.Wrist curls and extensions with a light weight.If any exercise or motion causes pain or swelling, stop that exercise, or reduce the intensity or amount of motion.

    5. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - What Increases Your Risk

      Carpal tunnel syndrome can result from any combination of health conditions and physical activities that increase pressure on the median nerve as it passes through the wrist.

    6. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Symptoms

      The most common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome are tingling, numbness, weakness, or pain of the fingers or, less commonly, the palm. Symptoms most often occur in the parts of the hand supplied by the median nerve: the thumb, index finger, middle finge

    7. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Cause

      Learn about carpal tunnel syndrome and what causes it.

    8. Preventing Finger, Hand, and Wrist Problems - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Wrist Care: Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    9. Corticosteroids for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

      Drug details for Corticosteroids for carpal tunnel syndrome.

    10. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Surgery

      Most people with carpal tunnel syndrome are treated without surgery. Surgery is considered only when: Symptoms have not improved after a long period of nonsurgical treatment. Some experts recommend that surgery not be considered until after at least a yea

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