Carpal Tunnel Syndrome FAQ

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women\’s Health
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Q: What is carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)?
  • Q: What are the symptoms of CTS?
  • Q: What causes CTS and who is more likely to develop it?
  • Q: How is CTS treated?
  • Q: What is the best way to prevent CTS?

These are some of the things that might raise your chances of developing CTS:

  • Genetic predisposition
  • Repetitive Movements
  • Injury or Trauma
  • Pregnancy
  • Menopause
  • Breast Cancer
  • Medical Conditions

The following steps can help to prevent CTS:

  • Prevent workplace musculosk-
  • eletal injury
  • Take Breaks
  • Vary Tasks
  • Relax Your Grip
  • Do exercises
  • Stay Warm
Download Carpal Tunnel Syndrome FAQ pdf from www.womenshealth.gov, 5 pages, 407.25KB.
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