Does carpal tunnel return?
The carpal tunnel is a passage (tunnel) in the wrist (carpal) that nerves pass through. There's a similar tunnel in the ankle (tarsal tunnel). Perhaps you are asking if there are different kinds of carpal tunnel syndrome. CPS is a condition that affects the carpal tunnel. Inflammation causes the nerves to be compressed, and you experience numbness and tingling in the hands.
Carpal tunnel is a common health condition caused by poor ergonomics when using a keyboard for a computer. The severity of a patient's carpal tunnel symptoms will dictate the best treatment for the condition. A medical profession may suggest carpal tunnel surgery for severe cases of carpal tunnel that may not improve with more conservative treatments.
The median nerve (which is a tissue I suppose) passes through your wrist and causes compression on the nerve. There is also a transverse carpal tunnel ligament that is a thick rubber like tissue that closes off the top of the carpal tunnel. Easier to understand if you see a picture of carpal tunnel anatomy.
There are no known treatments to cure Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, but there are many treatments that you can do from home such as ice, rest, (no typing), wrist supports, and massage therapy. These natural carpal tunnel treatments have been proven to bring relief to some individuals suffering from carpal tunnel pain. See your doctor if pain worsens or persists.
The floor of the carpal tunnel is made up of (from the pinky side of the wrist to the thumb side, respectively) the hamate bone, capitate bone, trapezoid bone, and trapezium bone. These bones make up the "distal row" of carpal bones and form the floor of the tunnel at the mid-portion of the transverse carpal ligament - the structure cut by the surgeon during carpal tunnel surgery.
Occupational safety and health is an area of study and attention that involves efforts to preserve or enhance safety and health in the workplace. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition in which the carpal tunnel is inflamed, often as a result of over use. Someone engaged in occupational safety and health will be concerned about carpal tunnel syndrome, and may direct cases for identification by medical specialists, but will not intentionally cause carpal tunnel syndrome…