If you have carpal tunnel syndrome, it’s important to visit an orthopedist for treatment sooner, rather than later. Early treatment can reduce the risk of further damage to the nerve in your wrist. Tell the orthopedist about all of your symptoms. For carpal tunnel syndrome patients, this list will typically include progressively worsening wrist pain, numbness, weakness, and poor grip strength.
You can hear more about carpal tunnel syndrome when you watch this video. This neurologist explains why getting an accurate diagnosis is crucial and how an orthopedist can diagnose this condition. She also explains that other conditions may mimic the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome, such as cervical radiculopathy.
Turn to Able Orthopedic & Sports Medicine for an accurate diagnosis and personalized treatment plan for wrist injuries in Queens. Patients with suspected carpal tunnel syndrome, shoulder injuries, and other repetitive injuries or sports injuries can contact us at (718) 897-2228.