Carpal Tunnel Syndrome during Pregnancy

Is the entrapment of median nerve due to Weight gain and edema during pregnancy.

Clinical Manifestations

  • Tingling
  • Pain
  • Numbness
  • Stiffness

Often appear or worsen at night.
Aggravated by repetitive hand and wrist motion .

Recommendations

  • Wrist stabilization
    • In a straight position at night

If is pregnancy-related it will resolve after birth in most cases.

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