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Carpal Tunnel After Surgery

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a condition where pressure exerted on the median nerve located in the wrist causes pain to your fingers.

There are varying causes for carpal tunnel syndrome, which includes:

  1. Diseases that affect the thyroid gland
  2. Hormonal imbalances of women due to pregnancy.
  3. Physical causes such as too much use of vibration tools like a jackhammer
  4. Improper hand posture when using a computer and mouse can also cause CTS.
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Numbness In Hands

Are you experiencing tingling in your fingertips?

It’s almost this prickling feeling in your fingers… As if someone were lightly poking your fingers with a needle or a brush.

Some also experience an effect on their ability to pick things up, almost as if they’re no longer in control of their hands and they’ve lost the strength for basic tasks.

But what could be causing these symptoms that often range from simply an annoying nuisance to something that can even stand in your way of performing daily tasks?

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