Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a condition where there is compression of the median nerve in the wrist. Some of the causes of these include trauma from motor vehicle crashes, falls, fractures of the wrist, diabetes, hypothyroidism, and pregnancy.

Some of the symptoms are nocturnal numbness in the hands, weakness, tingling, and pain in the hand. Patients also may have trouble holding onto simple objects such as toothbrushes, shaver, steering wheel whilst driving due to the numbness and a weak grip.