What is carpal tunnel syndrome?
The carpal tunnel is a narrow passage of ligaments and bones at the base of the hand which contains nerves and tendons. Sometimes the thickening of the irritated tendons or other swollen structures narrows the tunnel and causes some compression of the nerves.
The symptoms of this syndrome usually appear gradually and as they get worse holding things, it can become a difficult activity.
Some people they have smaller carpal tunnels than other people. Other causes are usually work in assembly lines, wrist injuries or swelling due to certain diseases