Carpal Tunnel

This information is useful for adults

Carpal tunnel syndrome is characterized by the compression of the nerve at the base of the palm. Patients referred to Carrie Swigart, MD, a hand surgeon at the Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation at Yale Medicine, often experience numbness at night as well as tingling during daytime activities such as driving and typing. This video looks at the symptoms, risks and treatments for carpal tunnel, highlighting when minimally invasive surgery is an option.