In order to deal properly with carpal tunnel syndrome we need to understand and — if possible — remove the underlying causes and risk factors. We need to ask: "What else is going on inside the body that might allow carpal tunnel syndrome to develop?"
Accurate diagnosis of the factors behind carpal tunnel syndrome consists of three steps:
Do you experience numbness, tingling, or burning sensations in your thumb and/or fingers, perhaps with pain in the wrists or hands and loss of grip strength? This is known as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
Possible responses:→ Never had it / don't know
→ Probably had it/minor episode(s) now resolved
→ Major episode(s) now resolved
→ Current minor problem
→ Current major problem