The carpal tunnel or canal Connection is an area located in the anterior aspect of the wrist, crossed by numerous tendons. When this tunnel is reducedThe carpal tunnel or canal Connection is an area located in the anterior aspect of the wrist, crossed by numerous tendons. When this tunnel is reduced for any reason, increases the pressure inside and the median nerve ( which runs from the forearm into the hand ) is also compressed. This causes known as carpal tunnel syndrome, peripheral neuropathy caused by the realization of repetitive movements of hands and wrists. Patients with this pathology suffer pain in the wrist and forearm, sensation of numbness, cramps and tingling in the thumb and forefinger, especially fingers. This syndrome should be treated by surgery carpal tunnel to avoid the appearance of weakness and atrophy in some muscles of the hand as well as clumsiness in handling objects. The operation consists carpal tunnel release the nerve and is performed both open or conventional manner, as by endoscopy. The pain after surgery disappears in a few days and the rest of the symptoms are decreasing in the short term, depending on the severity of the injury. In addition, carpal tunnel rehabilitation after surgery is necessary, by performing specific exercises hand movements or physiotherapy....
The spine surgery is to correct structural abnormalities of the spine that cause pain. It is indicated in cases where there is significant compressio The spine surgery is to correct structural abnormalities of the spine that cause pain. It is indicated in cases where there is significant compression of the spinal cord or nerve roots, and when it is due undoubtedly to the structural abnormality detected. One of those treated by surgery of cervical spine injury is a herniated disc. Cervical surgery may be necessary to reduce pressure on the spinal cord or nerve roots, when pain is caused by a herniated disc or a bone of spinal canal. Trauma surgery may also be required to stabilize the cervical spine and minimize the possibility of paralysis, when a fracture or dislocation causes a vertebral instability. Likewise, cervical surgery is also used in case of degenerative diseases. ...
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Dr. Rafael Edmundo Elizarrarás Portillo
Clínica Londres. Durango No. 33. Piso 5. Interior 51. Colonia Roma Norte, Cuauhtémoc