May 19, 2014

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Cold Therapy for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Do your wrists and fingers tend to swell while you work, type or drive?  Or maybe you experience continuous aching or numbness in the middle of the night due to carpal tunnel syndrome.  If this applies to you, consider placing … Continue reading

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Dec 11, 2013

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Carpal Tunnel syndrome Self Test

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is the compression of the median nerve as it runs through the carpal tunnel of the wrist. The compression of this particular nerve causes tingling, burning, numbness and/or sometimes a combination of these sensations, leaving the … Continue reading

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Nov 26, 2013

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Carpal Tunnel Symptoms

Carpal tunnel is a painful progressive condition that is caused by the compression of the median nerve in the wrist area. The median nerve is one that runs from the forearm into the palm of the hand and when squeezed … 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 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

This entry was posted in Wrist Injuries

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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