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Tag: carpal tunnel syndrome

Numbness in the Hands

November 18, 2013

Numbness in the hands is a common problem amongst those aged between 40 to 60 years. It can be mildly annoying or disabling, and sometimes is accompanied by severe pain. It usually means a nerve is constricted, and should never be ignored, as permanent nerve damage with loss of sensation and strength may result if […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

February 26, 2010

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? This is a  common condition causing pain, numbness and a tingling sensation in the hand and fingers, normally the thumb, middle or index finger. A range of treatments are available to ease the pain induced by carpal tunnel syndrome and help restore normal function.   Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment There is […]

Why Does My Hand Go Numb?

November 2, 2002

A COMPRESSIVE NERVE DISORDER – SOMETIMES ALSO KNOWN AS A PINCHED OR TRAPPED NERVE – OCCURS when the pressure around a part of a nerve causes it to malfunction. Strength and feeling in the hands depends on healthy nerves. En route to the hand, the nerves pass through narrow areas at the elbow and wrist […]

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