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Carpal tunnel syndrome

The Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when a nerve is encarcerated, either locally in the wrist area or in the lower cervical spine there is a loss of sensation, pain and paralysis of the thumb, fore- and middlefinger. Most typical at night a numbness and pain in the affected hand occurs.

If the disorder is shown in the neck it can be influenced with physiotherapy quite good. If the nerve is pinched in the wrist are, the physiotherapy treatments are only limited useful.