Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common compression neuropathy affecting the upper limb, which results from entrapment of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel.Carpal tunnel syndrome adversely affects daily activities, limits work capacity, and impacts on general health and quality of life., In a primary care population, prevalence has been reported to be 36·08 per 10 000 people, with an annual incidence of 19·12 per 10 000 for men and 35·95 per 10 000 for women.
Classically, carpal tunnel syndrome causes discomfort, paraesthesia, and numbness in the median nerve distribution. Nocturnal symptoms are often clinically significant causing sleep disturbance,……………………. continue reading