Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a condition resulted from pressure on the median nerve at the wrist. Median nerve supplies sensation to your thumb, the first two fingers and part of the ring finger, in addition to providing strength to your thumb muscles.
The symptoms of CTS include:
• Tingling, numbness, weakness, pain in your hand, except for the little finger.
• Shooting pain from your hand up your arm to shoulder
• A swollen feeling in your fingers
• Symptoms are worse at night and early in the morning
• Hands feel stiff in the morning
• You have trouble grasping objects
• In severe case, atrophy of the muscles at the base of the thumb may be noted