NINDS Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Information Page
Publication Year: 2009
Type: Federal resource, Fact Sheet
This on-line publication provides a description of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, reviews treatment options, as well as research regarding the disorder. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when tendons or ligaments in the wrist become enlarged, often from inflammation, after being aggravated. The narrowed tunnel of bones and ligaments in the wrist pinches the nerves that reach the fingers and the muscles at the base of the thumb.
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