Alex Simotas, MD

Hospital for Special Surgery
Board Certified Physiatrist
Specializing In Spine & Sports Medicine

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome, also known as CTS, is a painful irritation of the median nerve in the hand and wrist. CTS develops over time because of repetitive hand motions. The condition can cause pain, numbness or tingling in the hand and fingers.