Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients: Prone to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Individuals with the autoimmune disease rheumatoid arthritis may be especially prone to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS).
“Pain and swelling due to arthritis which affects the hands and wrists may contribute to compression and swelling of the median nerve”, says Dr. Minna Kohler, an instructor in medicine in Harvard Medical School.
Read more about it here. “People With Rheumatoid Arthritis Face the Risk of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome“
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