23 02, 2017

The 6 Keys of the Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

February 23rd, 2017|

We can hear very often of this hand affectation with which a large percentage of the population is affected by. However, what exactly does it consist of?   WHAT IS THE CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME? The carpal tunnel Syndrome consist on a compression of the median nerve at the level of the wrist. Concretely, between the carpus transverse ligament and the carpus bones, which is known as carpal tunnel. This situation affects the transmission of information function of the nerve, both in feeling and strength. In order to understand it better, just imagine a water hose in which the tap has been opened and the water is flowing (our sensitive and motor information). At this moment, someone step on the hose reducing the amount of water that comes out. In other words, that sensitive [...]