Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is where the median nerve is compressed with in the carpal region of your hand. It produces pain to the thumb, index finger and middle finger. Sometimes the pain can refer up the arm.
It is usually caused by repetitive use of the wrist, compression of the carpal area such as when using a computer mouse or inflamation of the muscles tendon within the carpal area, which puts pressure on the median nerve.
Early and quick treatment is the key and many people are able to recover from this. With changes in lifestyle and and the way you do things, as well as treatment from your chiropractor, you will get relief in no time.