OrthoConnecticut

Relief for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

At The Hand Center of OrthoConnecticut

Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome can range from moderate tingling to painful sensations in the hand and thumb, or wrist and forearm. If you are experiencing these types of symptoms, it's time to see a specialist at The Hand Center at OrthoConnecticut.

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is caused by excessive pressure on the median nerve in the wrist. This compression leads to numbness and tingling in the thumb and fingers. Pain in the wrist may also occur and can radiate up the forearm. In severe cases, thumb muscles may weaken and shrink.

What are the treatments?

Depending on the condition, carpal tunnel syndrome can be treated with anti-inflammatory medications, injections, physical therapy or surgery. Carpal tunnel release is a surgical procedure that reduces the pressure on the median nerve.

A Center of Excellence in Hand Care

Because the effects of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome worsen over time, it's best to seek help early. You'll find dedicated specialists, leading-edge diagnostic tools and the full range of treatments, all conveniently located at The Hand Center. Our skilled physicians specialize in conditions of the upper extremity, from shoulder to fingertip, and are subspecialists in the latest surgical procedures of the hand.

Our offices are equipped with today's most advanced medical technology, including state-of-the-art imaging to support diagnosis and proper treatment.

For over 20 years, The Hand Center has maintained a reputation for excellence. As part of OrthoConnecticut we offer our patients a complete spectrum of care, from superb diagnostics through treatment and rehabilitation, in a comfortable, convenient and supportive setting.

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Meet our hand specialists:

Dr. Joseph DiGiovanni

Dr. Aaron N. Insel

Dr. John Lunt

Dr. Paul D. Protomastro

Dr. Michael G. Soojian

Dr. Robert Yaghoubian


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