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Pain/numbness in hand(s) due to nerve compression

Pain, numbness, loss of strength or a tingling sensation in your hand may be caused by a nerve compression in a higher part of your arm, irritating nerves that control the operation of your hand. The most common disorders are the carpal tunnel syndrome and an ulnar nerve compression in the elbow. If rest, physiotherapy, injections or other conservative treatments offer no solution, surgery will in most cases bring relief. These operations are performed by the neurosurgery team of the OLV Hospital in Aalst.