The surprising common factor amongst CTS sufferers appears to be a history of lung trauma.
The full origins of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) have remained enigmatic to the medical profession. Treatment results have been too inconsistent to accept the theory that the median nerve is being compressed only at the wrist. New information and conservative treatment techniques may be solving at least a piece of this debilitating problem.
Researchers have found the incidence of CTS is not significantly different between people who use keyboards, perform active labour, or are stay at home parents. The surprising common factor amongst CTS sufferers appears to be a history of lung trauma.