Nov 21, 2013

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Pregnancy Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Pregnancy is one of the many attributes that can cause carpal tunnel syndrome, due to the changes in hormone levels, which can cause a woman to experience fluid buildup in her body. The carpal tunnel is a tunnel in the … Continue reading

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Nov 13, 2013

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Exercises

Due to numbness and/or tingling in the fingers associated with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), dexterity problems such as opening a jar or buttoning up clothing can become difficult for individuals with the syndrome. Other issues may include loss of strength … Continue reading

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Nov 8, 2013

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Preventative Measures for Carpal Tunnel

Carpal tunnel syndrome and wrist injuries are the most common issues associated with neuropathy.  According to the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, carpal tunnel syndrome affects approximately 3 to 6 percent of adults in the general population of the … Continue reading

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Nov 5, 2013

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Bracing for Carpal Tunnel

Bracing for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome can help to alleviate and prevent wrist injuries and pain. Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused when there is pressure on the median nerve in the wrist. This is usually due to issues with weight, previous … Continue reading

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Oct 30, 2013

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Ergonomic Keyboards

Repetitive strain injuries and carpal tunnel syndrome has been linked to the use of keyboards, typing and jobs that require the employee to be on their computer all throughout the day. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety … Continue reading

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Oct 23, 2013

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Sports Related Wrist Injuries and Bracing

Wrist injuries are common in sport related type activities.  If a wrist injury causes significant damage to any ligament surrounding the arm or hand, it can cause serious problems.  Going uncorrected, these damages can continue to cause problems later in … Continue reading

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Oct 18, 2013

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment Options

When considering carpal tunnel syndrome treatment options, it is best to begin as early as possible. This will aid in reducing progression and help decrease the amount of pain one will experience if left untreated. Initial treatment involves resting the … Continue reading

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Oct 16, 2013

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How to Properly Walk With a Cane

Canes are used to assist with balance, stability, to decrease the weight bearing on either leg and to relieve pressure on sore knees, hips, ankles and feet.  But in order to achieve the results wanted, one must know how to … Continue reading

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