Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common and painful disorder caused by compression of the median nerve within the carpal tunnel at the wrist. Carpal tunnel surgery is performed to relieve the pressure on the nerve so that normal nerve conduction may take place again.
Two major nerves pass from the forearm into the hand - the large median nerve and the smaller ulnar nerve. Both cross the front of the wrist, the median nerve centrally and the ulnar nerve to the little finger side, within a passage...
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