Articles on Carpal Tunnel
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a painful condition that affects the wrist, hand, and fingers. The condition occurs when there is pressure on the median nerve passing through the narrow tunnel of ligaments and carpal bones. This nerve is responsible for receiving sensations to the fingers and thumb and controlling their movement.
CTS causes intense tingling, radiating pain, weakness, numbness, or burning sensations. Even the simplest of daily activities can be severely impaired by carpal tunnel syndrome.Severe carpal tunnel syndrome can render the sufferer unable to perform work requiring manual dexterity, repetitive hand and finger motions, reaching, and grip strength. In the articles below, we discuss disability claims related to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and what you can do if your claim is denied.
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