Conditions of the Peripheral Nerve System
Pacific Brain & Spine helps patients with peripheral nerve conditions. The peripheral nervous system refers to the nerves outside your brain and spine. It serves as a communication mechanism, relaying messages between the brain and spine, and the rest of the body. From time to time peripheral nerve disorders interrupt or distort those messages.
|These symptoms…||…May be signs of this clinical condition…||…Which may be treated with this procedure|
|Tingling, numbness, weakness, or pain in the hand, particularly in the thumb, index, and middle fingers||Carpal tunnel syndrome due to compression or irritation of the median nerve where it passes under the wrist||Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel SurgerySurgeons guide an endoscope (a thin tube with a camera attached) through incisions at or near the wrist. Using very small endoscopic cutting tools, they cut the transverse carpal ligament in order to release the median nerve and relieve the pain.|