Carpal Tunnel: Diagnosis

Carpal Tunnel: Diagnosis

Diagnosing carpal tunnel syndrome involves reviewing the pattern of symptoms. For example, because the median nerve doesn’t provide sensation to the little finger, problems with that finger could indicate another source of the pain. The physician will ask questions...
Carpal Tunnel: Overview

Carpal Tunnel: Overview

The median nerve runs from the forearm to the palm of the hand and controls movement and feeling in a person’s thumb and first three fingers. It’s enclosed in a space within the wrist called the carpal tunnel. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve...
De Quervain’s Tendinosis

De Quervain’s Tendinosis

De Quervain’s Tendinosis is a condition in which the tendons around the base of the thumb swell, causing pain and irritation along the thumb side of the wrist. Two of the main thumb tendons pass through a tunnel that is located on the thumb side of the wrist. When...