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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome causes weakness, numbness, tingling and other symptoms in the hand and arm. Several things can cause carpal tunnel syndrome, including pinched nerves, repetitive patterns of hand use and other health problems.

Christopher B. Shields, M.D., with the Norton Neuroscience Institute, answers questions about causes and treatments for carpal tunnel syndrome.

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