Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Carpal tunnel syndrome – Important signs.

Phalen sign:Hyper flexion of the wrist for 60 seconds may elicit paresthesia in the median nerve distribution.

Tinel sign :Tapping the volar wrist over the median nerve may produce paresthesia in the median distribution of the hand.

Flick sign :Shaking or flicking one's hands for relief during maximal symptoms.

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