Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when a nerve is compressed in the wrist.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons mentions these symptoms:
- Pain, numbness, tingling and burning that most often affects the ring, middle and index fingers.
- A radiating sensation that extends to the ring, middle and index fingers.
- A tingling or painful sensation that extends up the forearm and to the shoulder.
- Feelings of weakness and “clumsiness” in the hand, making it difficult to button clothing or hold on to objects.