7 Possible Causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

By on November 25, 2014

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a condition caused by compression of the median nerve as it travels through the carpal tunnel at the wrist, possibly resulting in numbness, tingling, and eventually weakness in the thumb and the index, middle, and ring fingers. “True” CTS occurs when the median nerve is pinched while it travels through the carpal tunnel; however, other conditions can mimic and/or contribute to CTS. Let’s take a look at seven possible causes of CTS…
1. Swelling of the flexor tendons: This is probably the most common cause of carpal tunnel symptoms and is usually due to overuse…

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