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Symptoms ‘Carpal’ or ‘carpus’ derives from a Greek origin, ‘karpos’. It means “wrist”. Like most other joints, the wrist is also surrounded by fibrous tissues which provides it necessary support. The narrow and tight space between the wrist bone and fibrous tissue is called the carpal tunnel. The median nerve, used for receiving sensation in the fingers and palm, comes through this... read more
07 November 2013 11:04:00 Categories: carpal Tunnel Syndrome Croydon Physiotherapy

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome treatments in Croydon 

As a Croydon physio we see lots of cases of carpal tunnel syndrome, it is quite common and can be very debilitating condition that has several causes.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome symptoms

220ASPQB683-414can often be described as a pain, numbness, weakness or a tingling burning sensation around the wrist and hand. The symptoms are most likely to appear on some index and middle fingers and it can even extend up into the forearm or even to the shoulder. You may also notice a slight change in colour as the skin in the hands becomes dry and the hand and fingers could become swollen. Initially these symptoms might only occur for a short period of time and you may notice that they are worse at night. However early treatment tends to lead to quicker and speedy recovery, the longer you suffer with the symptoms are more painful and prolonged they will be in the longer the treatment to resolve will take.

What is carpal Tunnel syndrome?

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