Carpel Tunnel Syndrome. Numbness and tingling in thumb, index, and middle fingers Aching sore hands Shooting pain which travels to elbow inability to hold or grip objects Hand becomes numb when holding a book Loss of strength in forearm muscles Restricted circulation to fingers Swelling .
EMG/Nerve Conduction Study
(Musculoskeletal ultrasound is another diagnosis method)
(The severity of the damage to the median nerve will determine the type of treatment)
Minor pain and discomfort at site during and immediately following treatment
Reddening of skin in treated area
A small number of patients reported headaches after receiving treatment involving the upper extremities
These side-effects typically disappear after twenty-four hours