Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Dr. Thomas DiLiberti, an accomplished Dallas hand surgeon, uses his experience and expertise to diagnose and treat carpal tunnel syndrome

Patients who are seeking a Dallas hand surgeon to help with the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome will appreciate Dr. DiLiberti’s extensive experience with this condition. He and his staff treat patients with the utmost care and compassion from diagnosis and treatment through recovery.

People with carpal tunnel syndrome have symptoms that range from feelings of numbness and tingling in the hand and wrist to pain that can feel like an electrical shock and may even move up the arm towards the neck. These symptoms usually begin gradually and get worse if left untreated, leading to weakness that can make daily tasks such as grasping objects difficult.

We educate our patients about the causes and risk factors, as well as ways to prevent carpal tunnel syndrome

Dr. DiLiberti takes his responsibilities as a Dallas hand surgeon very seriously, and this includes educating his patients about carpal tunnel syndrome. Many people believe that carpal tunnel syndrome is only caused by overuse, but that is not accurate; instead, it is usually caused by a combination of factors.

  • Hereditary factors (some people have a smaller carpal tunnel space than others)
  • Medical conditions, such as diabetes, thyroid issues and arthritis
  • Older age
  • Hormonal changes, such as those that occur during pregnancy
  • Trauma and deformities related to injuries
  • Repetitive use of the hand and wrist
  • Conditions that result in arm swelling

Dr. DiLiberti offers state-of-the-art diagnostic services in-house and on-campus for his patients’ convenience

When patients experience symptoms that are consistent with carpal tunnel syndrome, it is wise to look for a Dallas hand surgeon who can make the most accurate and timely diagnosis. Dr. DiLiberti sees many patients with this condition, so he knows exactly what to look for during a physical examination, as well as what tests to order to gain more information. When a patient needs tests such as x-rays, CT scans, MRI or ultrasounds, they can schedule them on-campus, which is convenient and time-saving.

Carpal tunnel decompression is the usual surgical treatment.

Our Dallas hand surgeon performs minimally invasive carpal tunnel surgery, which provides faster recovery time and less pain than traditional open surgery.

Patients looking for a Dallas hand surgeon can rely upon Dr. DiLiberti to provide them with exceptional treatment and care 

If you are experiencing numbness, tingling and pain in your hand and/or wrist and suspect that you may have carpal tunnel syndrome, contact us today for an appointment to see our experienced Dallas hand surgeon, Dr. DiLiberti.


What is Carpal Tunnel?

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At Texas Hand Center, we treat patients using the latest non-surgical and surgical techniques

After diagnosis, patients receive extensive non-surgical and surgical treatment, all based on an individualized plan developed with our Dallas hand surgeon.

Non-surgical treatment options for carpal tunnel syndrome

  • Braces and splints
  • Anti-inflammatory medications
  • Steroid injections
  • Hand therapy, conducted with our on-site hand therapist, Abbey Mulder.