Last changed on 05 September 2019 - 08:43

It mainly affects people between 45 and 60 years of age and affects women more than men (the ratio is 3 to 1) who have jobs that require constant use of the hands: the Carpal Tunnel syndrome afflicts 5% of the Italian population causing pain but above all a serious limitation in the use of the hand. However, only 20% of those who suffer from it have surgery, recommended in the advanced stages of the disease.