Got Chronic Cold Hands? That Might Be Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

2022-01-26T16:08:40-05:00January 26th, 2022|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

Chronic cold hands are a symptom of carpal tunnel syndrome. They can be caused by restricted blood circulation when the surrounding veins or arteries are damaged or inflamed. It usually comes from pinched nerves, because blood circulation is restricted. That generally means no matter what the weather is like, hands will stay cold. What Is [...]

Should You Treat Carpal Tunnel with Steroid Injections?

2021-10-06T21:38:53-04:00October 6th, 2021|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

You might think that the best way to treat carpal tunnel syndrome is to undergo surgery. However, the treatment you should get depends on the condition itself, particularly its severity. You may consider resorting to other ways such as resting, icing, taking over-the-counter medication, stretching, and even attending physical therapy. While there are common treatments [...]

How to Know if You Have Carpal Tunnel or Wrist Tendonitis

2021-08-12T00:59:36-04:00August 12th, 2021|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

When extreme pain in the wrist is caused by repetitive stress in the hand's joint, people almost always think they might have a carpal tunnel. However, this is not always the case. Sometimes, you are not experiencing carpal tunnel syndrome but instead endure wrist tendonitis. Here’s what you should know about each and their differences. [...]

3 Carpal Tunnel Exercises to Relieve Your Symptoms

2021-07-22T04:17:27-04:00July 22nd, 2021|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

Living with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) can be incredibly frustrating since it interferes with routines in more ways than one. The onslaught of numbness, stiffness, and pain afflicting your hand can make simple activities more challenging to complete, from something as basic as gripping a pen, lifting objects to disrupting your ability to work.  Seeing [...]

Can Wrist Rests Actually Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

2021-06-24T04:26:04-04:00June 24th, 2021|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

A significant sector of the average workforce in the US works eight hours a day in front of a computer. Even with the current situation, the vast majority that now works from home still spend their time at their own desks.  While it may not seem physically straining, there are conditions that can develop when [...]

6 Non-Carpal Tunnel Reasons for Hand and Wrist Discomfort

2021-06-10T02:45:44-04:00June 10th, 2021|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

Numbness and tingling are not a good feeling, especially when you feel it in your hands. This sensation can be debilitating as it can inconvenience your work.  Most people may mistakenly conclude that the sensations are caused by Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, which is caused by pressure on the median nerve. It happens to many people [...]

3 Exercises You Can Do to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

2021-06-03T07:45:13-04:00June 3rd, 2021|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

A lot of us have experienced spending hours staring at a screen and typing at our desks. And although we are mostly aware of how this can be mentally draining, we need to be constantly reminded that it has some health risks, too.  Sitting for long hours can really put a toll on your spine. [...]

The Connection Between Diabetes and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

2021-04-07T04:09:31-04:00April 7th, 2021|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

Carpal tunnel syndrome may sometimes cause discomfort and mild pain for people who have it. The condition is caused by unnecessary pressure on the median nerve, which may also cause weakness, tingling and numbness in your hand, wrist and forearm. Studies have shown that people with diabetes are fifteen percent more likely to develop this [...]

Hand Weakness: What Are Its Common Underlying Causes?

2021-04-01T02:22:55-04:00March 24th, 2021|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

Having hand weakness or experiencing a sensation of heaviness in your palms and fingers could be caused by different reasons. While it may not be immediately life-threatening, some can last for weeks or months, requiring further treatment. However, if you have sudden hand weakness, you may require prompt medical attention because it could be a [...]

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