Carpal Tunnel

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome   Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common neuropathy in Australia. It occurs in 1 in 1000 men and 4 in 1000 women.   What is the Carpal Tunnel? The carpal tunnel is a rigid tube through your wrist made of bone and collagen. The median nerve runs from the forearm into the hand through the middle of this tube along with tendons for the hand.   What is the cause of CTS? CTS results when the median nerve becomes pressed or squeezed at the wrist. This is most likely due to the fact that some people have a smaller carpal tunnel than others. Othe...
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