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Everybody has a carpal tunnel. The question is: do they have enough compression to cause problems? It is very common. If you ask around to your friends, most of them will have said that at some time in their life they've had trouble with a numb hand that then extends up the arm. So it comes, it goes, and it's present in many of us, but when it becomes bothersome - that's the time to think about "what should I do about it?"

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Kurt Schroeder, MD


Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery

Chief of Neurosurgery at St. Joseph’s Hospital

Former Chief of Surgery at Tucson Medical Center

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