-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when
inflammation affects tissue and a nerve that runs from the forearm
to the fingers through a tunnel-like formation of bones in the
Long-term repetitive use of the hand can play a role in
developing carpal tunnel syndrome, as well as person's age,
heredity, hormonal changes and certain medical conditions.
How do you know if you have carpal tunnel? The American Academy
of Orthopaedic Surgeons offers this list of classic symptoms:
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