People often feel burning, tingling, or numbness in their hand and wrist, particularly at night or first thing in the morning. Many people often wake at night feeling the need to “shake out” their hand. Additionally, some people experience weakness in their hands and fingers that results in trouble gripping or holding objects.
Conservative treatments for carpal tunnel syndrome include splinting, medications, injections, and stretching exercises. If these treatments are ineffective, surgery is the next step. Many people don't move forward with surgery because of the risk and recovery time. However, now at the Ovation Hand Institute people that suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome can get immediate relief [...]
Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve is compressed in the carpal tunnel in the wrist. The result is pain, numbness and restricted movement in the hand and fingers. It also interferes with sleep quality. It affects a variety of people, most often those who work with their hands in repetitive motions. Other risk [...]
If you still have symptoms after several weeks to months of non-surgical treatment, you can consider surgery. Additionally, you can consider surgery if your symptoms are severe and restrict your normal daily activities, or interfere with your work. Finally, if you have damage to the median nerve or risk of nerve damage, you should consider [...]