Why So Many Women Get Carpal Tunnel During Pregnancy

The joys of pregnancy are many. The excitement of family and friends is limitless and even strangers offer an encouraging smile when they see a baby bump. Expectant moms and dads have plenty of plans, dreams and priorities during this precious time of waiting. Pregnancy also comes with its share of growing pains and discomfort. […]

3 Exercises to Strengthen Your Wrists

You never realize how much you do with your wrist until it starts to hurt. At that point, every email you type, every text you send and every turn of your car wheel will give you grief and you’ll know it’s time for a change. Unfortunately, much of what we need to do each day […]

Your Long Commute Could Be Giving You Health Problems

The road to the office is rarely a short one — just ask anyone who commutes by car to work. Popular roadways become congested, and traffic slows to a crawl. Solo drivers may also find themselves bored and uncomfortable behind the wheel for long lengths of time. If this image resonates with you, you are […]

Treating Carpal Tunnel with Chiropractic

It’s a familiar feeling – you wake up in the morning and the first thing you notice is the numbness, tingling and shooting pains in your wrists. You probably suffer from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS). You’re not alone. CTS – or, as it’s sometimes called, medial nerve compression – afflicts more than 3 million Americans […]

Strain Injuries: CTDs

If you lift heavy boxes all day long every day, you know what will happen – your back will be too stiff for you to stand up straight. And that is if you’re lucky. If you’re not, you will be stuck with a bad back until you get proper treatment, and even then, it might […]

CTS: Computer Related Repetitive Strain Injuries

Are Computers Responsible for CTS? Computers have long got the rap as one of the leading causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. There are always studies that both support and negate this statement, but it has become one of the leading reasons for missing work. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is caused by the compression of the median […]