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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is specifically limited to the wrist. Patients will often experience symptoms higher up, in the neck or shoulder, that they may attribute to carpal tunnel syndrome. But in fact, carpal tunnel syndrome is only compression of the one specific nerve, the median nerve, as it travels through the wrist and the carpal tunnel.

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Kyle Bickel, MD

Hand Surgeon

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Surgeon & CEO at The Hand Center of San Francisco
  • Clinical Faculty – The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

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