Women are 3 times more likely to have carpal tunnel syndrome than men and is usually diagnosed for the ages of 30- 60. Lifestyle habits may increase the risk for carpal tunnel syndrome including; smoking, high salt intake, high body mass index (BMI) and more.
Doctors can diagnose carpal tunnel syndrome using your medical history and physical examination of your hand, wrist, shoulder and neck. Tests such as X-ray, Ultrasound, MRI, and CT scans may identify predisposing factors.
There are variety of treatments options and techniques that can help cure carpal tunnel.