RESULTS Carpal Tun­nel Syn­drome (5)

CARPAL TUN­NEL SYN­DROME: A com­mon prob­lem that affects the use of your hand, and is caused by com­pres­sion of the median nerve at the wrist. It most often occurs when the median nerve in the wrist becomes inflamed after being aggra­vated by repet­i­tive move­ments such as typ­ing on a com­puter key­board or play­ing the piano.

Source: Amer­cian Asso­ci­a­tion of Neu­ro­log­i­cal Sur­geons

Carpal Tun­nel Syn­drome : The fol­low­ing are avail­able in the Resource Cen­tre or online.
Carpal Tun­nel Syn­drome
Amer­i­can Acad­emy of Fam­ily Physi­cians. 2011. USA.
Carpal Tun­nel Syn­drome Fact Sheet
National Insti­tute of Neu­ro­log­i­cal Dis­or­ders and Stroke. 2012. USA.
Carpal Tun­nel Release Pro­ce­dure
Hart­ford Hos­pi­tal, CT; Med­line Plus. 2006. USA.
Carpal Tun­nel Syn­drome
Mayo Clinic. 2011. USA.
Carpal Tun­nel Syn­drome
Med­line Plus. 2012. USA.

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