Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a fairly common condition of the hand in which the median nerve becomes compressed within the carpal tunnel. It can be a painful and sometimes debilitating condition, and should be diagnosed by a hand specialist who can recommend treatments.
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If you think you are experiencing symptoms, seek medical help from a hand specialist. It’s important to find a hand doctor who is fellowship trained (has FACS after his or her name) to ensure they’ve undergone intensive vetting and practice standards. The team at Midwest Hand Surgery is here to help. Give us a call to make an appointment with one of our hand specialists or click here to request an appointment. We look forward to seeing you in one of our Chicagoland offices.
Some practical tips for finding the best hand and wrist specialist near you.
Pain, numbness, tingling, and swelling in the hand can be caused by a variety of hand conditions or injury to the structures of the hand and fingers.
5 common hand conditions and their symptoms. Carpal Tunnel, Cubital Tunnel, Trigger Finger, Dupuytren's Contracture, Ganglion Cysts.