Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common painful disease associated by repetitive motions of the wrists which is linked to continuous rapid use of the fingers. A disorder that affect many people today and it is considered as the curse of modern existence. It results by the compression of the median nerve which controls the feeling and the movement of parts of the hand such as the thumb muscles. This compression is the result of increased pressure on the median tendons in the carpal tunnel. The carpal tunnel is a small opening below the surface of the wrist through which the median nerve passes. Anything that puts pressure on the median nerve can lead to CTS.

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