How Hand Therapy Can Relieve Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a daily obstacle for many, with numbness and/or pain often making it difficult to accomplish routine tasks. While some people find success in alternative treatments like yoga, acupuncture or vitamin supplements, hand therapy is emerging as an objectively effective way to relieve carpal tunnel syndrome. A comprehensive 2003 study by the […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Is Surgery The Answer?

Do you think you have carpal tunnel syndrome? The most common symptoms are pain and numbness in your hand or wrist. Sometimes that pain can spread up the length of your forearm.  Your carpal tunnel is actually a kind of conduit between the ligaments and bones of your hand and the median nerves and tendons […]

The Best Ways to Treat Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

Repetitive motions over time, like typing, can lead to carpal tunnel syndrome. About 3 percent of women and 2 percent of men are diagnosed annually with carpal tunnel. Some of the occupations that are prone to carpal tunnel include assembly line workers, seamstresses and hairstylists. Research also indicates that many instances of carpal tunnel syndrome […]

10 Natural Treatments for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) can be treated in many ways. Some of them involve taking drugs and undergoing surgery – both of which are a no-no for some people. Painkillers are severely over-prescribed in the United States, and this problem has led to a dramatic rise in painkiller and opiate addiction. Some addicts eventually turn […]

The Dangers of Treating Carpal Tunnel with Painkillers

We all grew up with a controller in one hand and a mouse in the other. We’re so used to typing on keyboards, clicking a mouse or mashing buttons on controllers that we were all destined for two things: an intuitive understanding of technology and carpal tunnel. Carpal tunnel builds slowly, causing an odd tingling […]

Is Your Cell Phone Causing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

It’s 2015. Most people cannot live without their tablet, cellphone or laptop. While everyone is increasingly using their electronics, they are subjecting themselves to serious conditions, including carpal tunnel syndrome. Is Your Cell Phone Causing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome is a medical condition in which the nerve tunnel becomes compressed at the wrist. The […]

4 Forearm Exercises for Preventing Carpal Tunnel

Forearm Exercises are an essential aspect of preventing carpal tunnel syndrome.  If you’re not a gym buff, it’s okay. Look at it this way, you’ll be preventing a common problem and gaining some strength you otherwise wouldn’t have had. It doesn’t take much not only to have strong forearms and strong wrists, but also to […]

New Alternatives to Carpal Tunnel Surgery

A new procedure called the Manos System, or “Manos carpal tunnel release system,” is being performed to treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrom (CTS – that’s right, our blog is the place to be for carpal tunnel news).  It’s promising faster recovery time and a higher rate of success than other surgical methods for fixing CTS.  Instead […]

3 Points on Better Posture to Fight Carpal Tunnel

The human body is a well-integrated machine.  If one gear is out of alignment, the engine won’t be able to carry the body for as many miles.  We hear about carpal tunnel prevention as well as preventing back pain all the time.  But we rarely connect the two.  Good posture is a critical element of […]

Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Prevention is always better than cure, but if you do have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, there are different treatments you can try. The most tempting option when your wrist hurts would be to pop a couple of pain killers and get on with your work. However, while pain killers will help the pain subside for a […]