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Carpal Tunnel

Also known as Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

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  • Confused

    I have a lot of symptoms and I've had it for about a year really need some advice

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  • Carpal tunnel

    Hi all I have had 2 failed operations now to help with my carpal tunnel.It is now worse than ever I have no strength in hand, fingers go numb regular, and my hand keeps locking up and the pain is pretty bad (scale 1-10 i’d say 8 ) has any1 else experienced this and would you recommend a further op ?

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  • CTS without numbness

    Hi all, I've been having wrist pain for already over 12 months. Especially when using my hands (smartphone, office work etc). It all started after I overplayed my PS4. It used to hurt a lot before I made several steriod shots. Now the pain is moderate but it did not go away completely. I have no...

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  • Does Cpt come back after surgery

    hi am asking this because I suffererd a really bad left wrist injury while serving with RAF in 2000 I had metal plate put in wrist.fast forward to last year had metal plate removed and because my symptoms(had this for years) where showing cpt I had surgery to de compress cpt.will i be free of cpt now...

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  • Carpal tunnel Release surgery.

    Hi, I had a cortisone injection that only lasted a week. I also tried wearing splints. After putting up with survere numbness and pins & needles for 3yrs in both hands. I didn't have the nerve coduct test done as i was told i presented with clinical CT symtoms. Both my mum & sister also...

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  • CT Revision Surgery Finger Numbness

    Desperate for answers or at least direction. I am finding that having a revision surgery has caused more damage to the median nerves. I have my first CTR in 2009 with a DeQuirveins Release of the right hand. Because I still went back tot he same line of work (I am a business analyst and on a computer...

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  • Numb after cts

    CT’s on both hands 2 weeks apart. R hand thumb completely numb on rt as well as 3 fingers. Same on left not as bad. Been 2.5 mos. how much longer. Worse than bef. Cant buttom

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  • Post carpal tunnel surgery numbness

    7 months post carpal tunnel surgery on both hands. Have been fine but lately I've been waking up with numb hands again. No pain or tingling this time so far tho. Any answers for me please ?

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  • carpal tunnel surgery post op

    I had my surgery  carpal tunnel syndrome 7 weeks ago on my dominant right hand.  My job requires alot of manual handling with adults with learning difficulties and pushing of heavy wheelchairs therefore I am still off work.  I am in constant pain and scar area is solid and tender feels...

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  • Pins needles following CTS

    Hi just wondering if anybody has had CTS and had symptoms worse than before surgery?? I had my op nearly 2 weeks ago on my dominant hand and the pins needles are now quite bad the sensation in my hand is like sandpaper any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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  • Need some help here guys.

    I see my gp about 3 n half weeks ago and was told i had cts i had all the symptoms now they seem to be going but i have start of waisting in thumb always like cramp hurts alot pins n needles just at tip of fingers anyone else had this or hve this before any help would be great thanks 

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  • Should I have complete numbness after carpal tunnel release

    I've suffered from moderate cts for the past few years which has been slowly getting slowly worse so my gp recommended surgery. i hope this is a knee jerk panic because my surgery is less than 48 hrs but it's a sensation worse than I ever felt pre op I expected pain,discomfort and stiffness which...

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  • Carpal tunnel

    I am due to have carpal tunnel release by local anaesthetic in three days time and have heavy cold flu symptoms will they cancel?

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  • Is this Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    My husband seems to have the symptoms of CARPAL TUNNEL. He says if he lies in bed on his RIGHT side/shoulder he gets numbness and pins and needles in his LEFT hand. If he then rolls over and lies on his RIGHT side/shoulder he gets pins and needles plus numbness to his LEFT hand but not quite so bad....

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  • Surgery in 2 weeks...advice please!

    I'm scheduled to have the CTS surgery in a couple of weeks. I have not really received much information from the hospital in terms of after the surgery and what to expect with pain, numbness etc. Slightly concerned after reading some of the feeds on here! Work are really supportive and provisionally...

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  • Fingers still numb 2 weeks after Carpal Tunnel

    Today is 2 weeks post op for carpal tunnel in my left hand.  The tips of my thumb, index, middle and inside of ring finger are still completely numb...the same as before surgery.  At my 1 week follow up, the surgeon said it can often take time for sensation to return and not to worry right...

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  • I'm depressed, my mother has cancer

    I'm very depressed, my mom 87 years, has Lymphoma cancer, it keeps getting bigger, swollen and very painful. I had carpal tunnel released on the 9th, I'm still have the bandage, my surgeon said to keep them until my appointment with her on the 19th, is that ok to keep the bandages all these days?

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  • reactions from carpal tunnel surgery

    Two months after carpal tunnel surgery I still have numb fingers and a very uncomfortable feeling of sugar or coarse sand between my fingers. I do exercises for the numbness. What can I do about the gritty feeling?

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  • Month after CTS surgery could I have infection?

    Ok I had CTS surgery a month ago ok I am still in so much pain, swollen and today I discovered what looked like a black dot where my incision is healed up so I kind of rubbed it well it kinda popped up so I got my tweezers out An tried to grab with them to my surprise it was one of the stitches that...

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  • Carpet tunnel on both hands

    I was diagnosed with carpet tunnel and arthritis on both hands mainly arthritis   on my right hand., i am 60 years old. I don't  feel the carpet tunnel pain yet, the insurance at work is willing to pay for the carpet tunnel surgery now. My question is; should i do it?  if...

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  • Carpal tunnel surgery- forearm/elbow pain- normal?

    Hello. I had surgery on my right wrist for carpal tunnel back in October 2017. I did a EMG/NCV test and it came back that I was fine but my doctor/surgeon said I had signs for carpal tunnel. (Rare case which is why it didn’t show up because it’s not severe) I had the surgery and my surgeon said he was...

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  • Strange symptoms in both hands

    Hi, For the past three months I've experienced tingling, numbness, aching and electric shock sensations in both hands (in all fingers and thumbs). This has become progressively worse and now I have pain when using my hands to touch, pick up objects or even when turning a handle to open a door. I've...

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  • Cure or just relief with Carpal Tunnel Brace

    I have a 'non typical' carpal tunnel injury, caused by extreme vibration when holding wood in my hand and cutting it with an electric saw. I have been advised to wear a CT brace for '4 weeks or so' by my GP. The pain I​ experienced was like a sharp needle (or lightning bolt on bad...

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  • Steroid injection for CTS

    I have been dizzy and nauseous following an injection for carpal tunnwl . I now have a headache that won’t stop. Is this an after effect or a councidental bug?

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  • cold fingers

    I have had both hands done a few years ago but now suffer with very cold fingers when realy cold they turn blue some one told me that crytals appear on the tendon and you can get a ingection to disperse these-----can any one advise me

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  • Great results 3 days after surgery

    Today is the 3rd day after CTS release surgery and I can feel my fingers, move them and hold a pot of yogurt. I think I am lucky. No major issues. Swollen hand but expected. Really happy.

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  • Swelling/New bruising normal 2 wks PO?

    I had Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery on Left Hand 2 wks ago. Stitches & soft cast off week 1. I'm noticing a larger bulge/swelling at incision site & new bruising about 1 inch below swollen round lump. Is this normal?

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  • Dominant hand Carpal tunnel surgery!

    Ok so I was diagnosed with CTS very bad in my dominant hand and it is in my other hand just wasn’t as bad, so with that being said I had surgery Tuesday the 10 and I already told the surgeon my other hand had started hurting as well before surgery but now after surgery I’m not sure if it’s made it worse...

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  • Carpel tunnel experiences

    Hiya. I had CT surgery to right hand 9 days ago. The advice given by the surgeon and hospital was very limited. Im just wondering whether I'm on track. Bandage was off 72 hrs post surgery, stitches due out this week. Am making progress with movement but not moving hand too much nor using it...

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