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Friday, October 9, 2015
Sharp Palm Pain
I have a sharp pain in the palm of either hand. It occurs sometimes when I am reaching/ grasping for something (like the door handle or trying to pick something up)and also sometimes while I am in the "downward dog" stance of yoga (hands flat on the mat). It does not always happen and I cannot make it occur.
You need to see a neurologist to rule out carpal tunnel syndrome.
Hammam Akbik, MD, FIPP
Formerly, Assistant Professor of Anesthesia
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati