About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Running from the forearm into the palm, the median nerve is responsible
for the movement and strength of the palm-facing side of the hand. It
runs through a small space between the bones and tendons of the wrist
known as the carpal tunnel. Carpal tunnel syndrome is when the nerve or
tendons are inflamed, putting pressure on the nerve.
Because women tend to have a smaller opening here, they are three times
more likely to develop carpal tunnel syndrome, according to the National
Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). The most likely
group to develop this condition are assembly line workers and those who
work on computer keyboards—however, the NINDS has discovered that
assembly line workers can develop carpal tunnel syndrome three times more
often as well.
Treatment from Orthopaedic Specialists
At Tenet Florida Physician Services, we offer innovative surgical and non-surgical
procedures to relieve the pain and symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.
Our orthopaedic specialists have helped hundreds of thousands of patients
regain mobility and strength in their limbs. We have extensive experience
in helping people return to high-performance activities.
Contact our offices in the counties of Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade today.