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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Pregnant? Numb, tingling hands?
It could be carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).
It is unfortunately common for pregnant women to develop carpal tunnel syndrome, especially in the second or third trimesters.
Here's what you should do if you experience carpal tunnel during pregnancy.
Certified Hand Therapist Trevor Petrie addresses the difficult topic of what to do when your pain cannot be 'fixed'.
What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a condition that results in numbness, tingling, pain, and weakness in the hands and wrist, due to excessive pressure on the median nerve that runs through the forearm and carpal tunnel to the hand.