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Performing surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition affecting the handSurgery for carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the commonest orthopaedic procedures. The most common presentation is altered sensation or pins and needles in the fingers. Usually the thumb, index, middle and ring fingers are involved. One or all the fingers may be affected. The symptoms are usually worse night. Often the patient is woken from sleep and needs to shake his or her hand to get rid of the symptoms…

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Carpal tunnel syndrome – causes and treatment

Carpal tunnel syndrome may require surgery if establishedCarpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is one of the most common orthopaedic conditions affecting the hands. It is a condition which causes pain, paraesthesias (“pins and needles”) or even weakness in the hand. It specifically affects the thumb, index, middle and ring fingers although not all fingers are always affected. Both hands may be affected at the same time, and if established, may require surgery…

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