Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a repetitive stress injury characterized by entrapment, compression of irritation to the medial nerve which results when the nerve that supplies that hand, called the median nerve, becomes repeatedly compressed.
The symptons are wrist tingling, numbness and weakness on the palmer aspect of the hand.
Who is Affected
- Those who frequently use a keyboard or mouse at the computer
- Stockers and cashiers at grocery stores
- Massage therapists