Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve becomes compressed as it passes through the narrow tunnel at the base of the wrist. This may occur when the other tendons passing through the carpal tunnel become swollen, displaced, or inflamed.

This video provides helpful information on the causes of carpal tunnel syndrome and the most common symptoms associated with the condition. The host also discusses the importance of treating the underlying cause of the syndrome.

If you think you may be suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome, consider consulting one of the orthopaedic experts at Suburban Orthopaedics. Our healthcare team will help you manage your symptoms and put you on the road to recovery. Call today at (630) 372-1100 to schedule an appointment.