Carpal Tunnel is a pain sensation patients feel when there is a pinched nerve in the wrist. The pain associated with Carpal Tunnel can range from tingling to numbness in the hands and fingers. The side effects are usually gradual and progress over time.
Most of the times this pain sensation is felt in the hand and fingers except for the pinky finger. The pain stimulus can also be felt running the length of the arm in some instances.
The weakness that can be caused by Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is due to the numbness patients often experience in their hands.
Carpal Tunnel pain can be caused by many factors. Some common causes of low back pain are:
Carpal Tunnel is a passageway that runs from the wrist to the hand. This passageway contains tendons, ligaments and bones. The median nerve runs through the carpal tunnel supplying sensation to the fingers on hands (except the pinky). When the passageway is compressed or compromised, patients often feel side effects to what is known as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
The best treatment outcomes stem from proper diagnosis. Our expert providers can provide accurate diagnosis and build a treatment plan tailored just to you and your individual needs. Diagnosing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome involves a complete medical history and physical exam to help understand your unique situation You can expect the following:
Your provider will conduct a physical examination to evaluate your posture, range of motion, and overall physical condition. Your provider may also order labs to help in the assessment, which may include:
At HPM, we focus on non-surgical pain management treatments. We offer a variety of minimally invasive procedures including:
We offer an unparalleled patient experience, bringing together the best treatments with the top providers to serve rural areas across the country. Our unique patient-first approach is changing the face of pain management. Our talented medical teams are dedicated to guiding patients to the right treatments and the best plan of care. A customized, detailed treatment plan is created for each and every patient, including all surgical and non-surgical options, to ensure successful outcomes.
Patients may call our Non-Emergency Hotline to speak to one of our Registered Nurses about pain treatment options, or use our HIPAA Compliant eFax: 1.833.923.2295