Category: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

What is a Nerve Conduction Study?

Jenny L.F. Andrus, MD Physicians order many diagnostic tests to help them pinpoint exactly what condition or illness a patient may have when the answer isn’t immediately clear. A Nerve Conduction Study (NCS) is basically that – a way of determining the speed and intensity of nerve signals being carried away from the brain, through… Read more »

Six Common Cycling Issues – How I Diagnose and Treat Them

Boyd W. Haynes III, MD Bicycling is a wonderful exercise for anyone who wants to stay fit, be outdoors and it can be as competitive or as laid back as you want it to be.  You can race with others in your age bracket in a ranked sporting event or you can take your cruiser… Read more »

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Boyd W. Haynes III, MD Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common compressive neuropathies seen in America.   It is three times more likely in women than in men and usually presents between the ages of 30-60.   Most often, the dominant hand is affected first and usually is the most painful. Although it… Read more »

Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery – Endoscopic or Open Approach?

Patients and Physician Referrals May Call (797) 596-1900 for a Consultation In my previous post, I detailed information on all of the ways you can be treated for CTS non-surgically.  In this post, I will look at both surgical approaches for Carpal Tunnel Release and, with the input from Dr. Boyd Haynes, provide the information… Read more »

How is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Diagnosed?

Orthopaedic & Spine Center on the Diagnosis of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) Call (797) 596-1900 for a consultation with Dr Boyd Haynes at OSC A couple of days ago, I discussed what Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is (see the post here), who is the most likely to develop this condition and what puts others at risk… Read more »