Hand surgery treats diseases that cause pain and impair the function, strength and flexibility of your wrist and digits.
Carpal tunnel syndrome: A condition cause by pressito the median nerve within the wrist, or carpal tunnel. Patients may feel pain, tingling sensation, numbness of the fingers, weakness or aching.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is also associated with conditions such as:
- Repetitive motion or overuse
- Fluid retention during pregnancy
- Injury to the median nerve or rheumatoid arthritis