Carpal tunnel syndrome can cause pain, tingling, and numbness in the hands and fingers. Depending on the severity of symptoms, different treatments may be offered including:
A recent study has found evidence that surgery is the most effective treatment for severe carpal tunnel syndrome. Patients who underwent surgery had less pain and less need for continued treatment. While nonsurgical treatments are effective for mild and moderate symptoms, surgery may be considered for treatment of severe carpal tunnel.
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