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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. Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

      Informatin on endoscopic surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome.

    4. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Medications

      Medication is often used to treat symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. Medication may relieve swelling, inflammation, and pain in the wrist or hand. Reducing swelling in the wrist will relieve pressure on the median nerve in the carpal tunnel and relieve c

    5. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Topic Overview

      What is carpal tunnel syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome is a specific group of symptoms that can include tingling, numbness, weakness, or pain in the fingers, thumb, hand, and occasionally in the arm.

    6. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Home Treatment

      Home treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome: Can ease pain and prevent further or permanent damage to your median nerve. May completely relieve your symptoms if you start treatment when symptoms first occur. If you have mild symptoms, such as occasional tin

    7. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - What Happens

      The tingling, numbness, and pain of carpal tunnel syndrome usually develop gradually. Symptoms often get worse if you do not stop or change an activity that is helping to cause the condition.

    8. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Cause

      Learn about carpal tunnel syndrome and what causes it.

    9. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Health Tools

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

    10. Preventing Finger, Hand, and Wrist Problems - Topic Overview

      Carpal tunnel syndrome can usually be diagnosed with a medical history and a physical exam. But sometimes nerve tests are used to check median nerve function when symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome are present. The nerve conduction velocity (NCV) test measures the speed of electricity as it moves through a nerve. An electromyogram (EMG) records the electrical activity of nerves and muscles, which shows nerve or muscle disorders.If you have carpal tunnel symptoms, nerve tests may or may not be appropriate for you. Before you have nerve tests, think about the following:Nerve tests aren't helpful in every case. A few people with carpal tunnel syndrome have normal nerve test results. When work-related carpal tunnel syndrome is evaluated, nerve tests are usually done.Nerve tests are often completed before surgery is done. Nerve tests may confirm a diagnosis and thus prevent unneeded surgery. If there is nerve damage, surgery may be considered to prevent permanent damage.

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