Carpal Tunnel Quiz

By Turley, Ray, BSN, MSN 
May 10, 2019

What Do You Know About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

The carpal tunnel isn’t a feature along your local interstate. It’s a pathway inside your wrist that carries the median nerve from your arm to your hand. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that affects your hand. Test your knowledge of carpal tunnel syndrome by taking this quiz.

1. What is one of the main symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?
2. Which of these is another common symptom of carpal tunnel syndrome?
3. Women are more likely than men to develop carpal tunnel syndrome.
4. You are more likely to get carpal tunnel syndrome if you work on an assembly line than in data-entry.
5. Carpal tunnel release is one of the most common surgeries done in the U.S.
6. Surgery is the only way to treat carpal tunnel syndrome.
7. How can you help prevent carpal tunnel syndrome while at work?


May 10, 2019


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Reviewed By:  

Joseph Campellone MD,Raymond Kent Turley BSN MSN RN ,Raymond Kent Turley BSN MSN RN