Ultrasound Study for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Miami, FL
Advanced Neuro and Spine Institute is one of South Florida’s leading neurologic treatment centers providing diagnostic and surgical procedures to effectively treat patients suffering from neurologic conditions. Our physicians sometimes prescribe ultrasound to diagnose carpal tunnel syndrome. The neurologists and neurosurgeons at our Aventura, Kendall, Hialeah, and Fort Lauderdale offices deliver expert, personalized care in a welcoming environment.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a neuropathic condition that is caused by pressure on the median nerve. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the nerve is trapped and compressed in the wrist. Left untreated, carpal tunnel syndrome can result in permanent damage to the nerve, weakness, and atrophy of critical muscles.
When Is an Ultrasound Study for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Recommended?
Our doctors recommend an ultrasound study for carpal tunnel syndrome to patients who experience the following symptoms:
- Pain, tingling, and numbness in the fingers, particularly the index and middle fingers and half of the ring fingers
- Burning sensations in areas mentioned above
- Pain in wrists and hands
- Extreme weakness in the limbs
- Loss of grip
How Is an Ultrasound Study for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Performed?
Ultrasound studies are relatively new diagnostic tools in the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome. The test is non-invasive and painless. The ultrasound machine emits energy that penetrates into the deep tissues and structures of the area, giving your doctor an in-depth look at the location and severity of damage to the median nerve.
What Are the Benefits of an Ultrasound Study for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
An ultrasound study is one of the most reliable diagnostic tools available for the assessment of carpal tunnel syndrome.
Diagnostic procedures that we specialize in:
- Carotid and Transcranial Doppler Studies
- EEG (Electroencephalogram)
- EMG (Electromyography)
- EMG Guided Botox® for Dystonia & Limb Spasticity
- ENG (Electronystagmogram)
- VNG (Videonystagmography)
Book Your Consultation Today
Advanced Neuro and Spine Institute doctors are experts in neurological disease management utilizing the latest techniques and treatment options available. Our patients benefit from individualized treatment plans. We have offices conveniently located in Aventura, Kendall, Hialeah, and Fort Lauderdale. Please call 786-401-4599 today to schedule your initial consultation!