The carpal tunnel is a narrow passage through the wrist that is made up of the bones of the wrist on one side and a large ligament of the wrist (transverse ligament) on the other side. An important nerve (median nerve) that and several tendons run through the tunnel. When this nerve is compressed it will cause symptoms including:
There are several causes of Carpal tunnel syndrome with the most common being:
It is also important to understand that there are other problems that can cause wrist and hand pain that are not Carpal tunnel. A common one is a neck problem referring pain down the arm.
Several members of our team have undergone additional training to treat wrist problems.
Our treatment may improve the function of the wrist, and lead to a decrease in carpal tunnel symptoms.
There are times where we may not be able to help, so we have a network of great practitioners that we can refer you to when needed.
If you are experiencing wrist and hand symptoms or have been diagnosed with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, call the office on 40313388 to find out if we may be able to help.