Name Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome occurs when the nerve running into the hand becomes entrapped or compressed at the wrist, as it passes through the 'carpal tunnel.'

Early symptoms include tingling affecting parts or all of the hand and symptoms are often worse at night.

Useful national contacts

Versus Arthritis
Web: www.versusarthritis.org
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Helpline: 0800 5200 520

Find local support: www.versusarthritis.org/in-your-area

Children & young people Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (KidsHealth)
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Online resources

Coronavirus and how to manage your pain at home (Versus Arthritis)
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Carpal tunnel syndrome (Versus Arthritis)
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Carpal tunnel syndrome (NHS Choices)
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Carpal tunnel syndrome exercises (Chartered Society of Physiotherapy website)
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Carpal-Tunnel.net (NHS website)
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Carpal tunnel syndrome (Versus Arthritis website) 
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Information Page (U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke website)
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 Living with a condition (The Brain Charity)

Our resources

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and on a wide range of disability-related issues.

Visit our library to read our copy of Arthritis Research UK's booklet Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.