Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The median nerve in the wrist is pinched. Compression of that median nerve can cause pain in the wrist, hand and fingers. Also numbness in the fingers can cause you to drop things. Hand weakness can occur if the problem is not addressed. It can be caused by a variety of circumstances and conditions.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

How Do I Know if I have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome are felt in the lower arms and hands. Symptoms include numbness, tingling, pain that radiates along the nerve path, and a sensation of pins and needles. The longer the nerve remains compressed the more chance there is that permanent damage may occur. Because of this, it is important to seek treatment as soon as the condition is diagnosed.

Do you have any of these symptoms and think you may be suffering from a pinched nerve? We have a quick and easy tool to help gather some information from you to help us determine what your problem is and get you on the road to recovery.

What is the Right Treatment for Me?

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome treatment consists of treating the underlying condition responsible for the nerve compression. With that being said most common treatments would consist of rest, activity modification, anti-inflammatory medication, and possibly physical therapy. Only once conservative treatments have been exhausted should surgery be considered.

OLSS provides a wide range of treatment options and because our doctors are the most experienced and best trained in treating a pinched nerve we are able to perform many advanced treatments other practices are unable to offer.

The real question is: What treatment is best to treat your pinched nerve? Use our Treatment Match tool to quickly get started in finding the right treatment for you.

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