Carpal Tunnel Syndrome:
Extending from the spinal cord to fingers, the median nerve lies beneath a type of connective tissue at the level of wrist. The ligament (the connective tissues) becomes thicker (hypertrophic) due to various reasons and therefore, the median nerve is entrapped. The resultant symptoms are pain, numbness and weakness in fingers. This condition is called as "Carpal Tunnel Syndrome" and the surgical treatment can be carried out under local anesthesia.
Entrapment Neuropathy of Ulnar Nerve:
The ulnar nerve can be entrapped at the level of elbow, resulting with complaints of weakness and numbness in hands. Such complaints can be eliminated by decompressing the nerve at the level of elbow or repositioning the canal, where the nerve lies.