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Which tests help diagnose carpal tunnel syndrome?

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Your doctor may ask you to tap the palm side of your wrist or fully flex your wrist with your arms completely extended. Another test called EMG-NCV measures the function of the nerve across the carpal tunnel.

From: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

National Institutes of Health.

Reviewed by David Zelman on October 11, 2017

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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

National Institutes of Health.

Reviewed by David Zelman on October 11, 2017

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