The most standard diagnosing system for carpal tunnel syndrome is the ElectroMyoGraphical Testing (EMG Test), which shows the conductivity (how active/effective) is the firing conduction of the median nerve, which is the main nerve affected by carpal tunnel syndrome
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Manual testings include:
to further confirm carpal tunnel syndrome.
However, if patient reports or complains of pain, that will possibly rule out carpal tunnel syndrome, because carpal tunnel syndrome is mainly characterized by the presence of:
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a very common hand condition that can affect anyone and everyone.
However, most of the time, women are three times as likely to be affected than men (ratio of 3:1). Most of the time, patients who develop this hand condition is more than 40-45 years old.
The #1 cause of carpal tunnel syndrome is
So most of the time, people who do a lot of clothes wringing, clothes drying, carrying heavy bags, gripping, baking, dentistry, watch makers, hobbyists etc.
In some situations, patients may develop carpal tunnel syndrome due to specific health conditions, such as: