Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Illustration

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome or CTS is a collection of signs and symptoms in the hand which all relate to compression of one of the nerves travelling into the hand from the forearm. Carpal tunnel symptoms can include pain, numbness and pins and needles in the areas of the hand supplied by the median nerve. Loss of strength and feeling in the hand may also be present. Carpal [...]

Wrist Fracture Illustration

Wrist Fracture or Broken Wrist

The wrist is the most commonly injured part of the arm and three-quarters of wrist injuries are wrist fractures of the ends of the radius and ulna. The small wrist bones are much less commonly injured. Wrist fractures can be simply classified into extension fractures of the radius, flexion fractures of the radius and fractures of the carpal or wrist bones. Severity of a broken wrist is [...]