Flashcards in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Deck (3)
More comm in women
Can radiate up arm and shoulder
Weak thumb abduction
Symps often at night, wakes them up
Hang arm out of bed to help
Thenar muscle wasting LT
Assoc with preg, DM, hypothyr
-phalens sign test-
Flex wrists approx 90 deg for 60 sec causes tingling, numbness, pain in fingers. Lateral 3.5 digits.
Percuss distal wrist crease over median N causes parasthesia.
For 2 mins provoke symps
Flicking of wrist and hand relieves symps
-square wrist sign