Mayo Clinic doctors who have training in neuromuscular conditions (neurologists), surgeons trained in hand surgery and other doctors work as a coordinated team to care for people who have carpal tunnel syndrome. This team determines the most appropriate treatment for your carpal tunnel syndrome.
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