A Guide to Common Hand Injuries That Gamers Can Experience

2020-11-12T01:55:56-05:00November 12th, 2020|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

For most people, hand injuries are a fairly standard yet minimally-experienced issue that is only frequent among those whose jobs or interests involve lots of handiwork. From world-class musicians to visual artists, experiencing injuries in the hands can easily make for a painful and challenging process from diagnosis to recovery. At North Florida Hand and [...]

The Truth Behind the Urban Legend of “Selfie Wrist”

2020-10-08T03:55:31-04:00October 8th, 2020|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Arthritis of the Hand & Wrist|

The hand plays an essential role in everyday interactions and activities. We use them to write, cook, drive, wash, and—without overlooking typical millennial habits—take selfies. Thus, it should come as no surprise to anyone that pain from overuse is commonplace. In 2019, Android devices alone took 93 million selfies per day—that’s a lot of wrist [...]

Post-Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery: What to Expect

2020-10-01T04:48:21-04:00October 1st, 2020|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

If you have been recommended to undergo a carpal tunnel release surgery, you might be wondering what will happen during and after the surgery. Going to surgery and having it done are relatively easy processes, albeit the anxiety. This is why it's important to know what happens after, which is when it’s all up to [...]

Dealing With Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Home Exercises to Try

2020-08-20T06:00:04-04:00August 20th, 2020|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

After a strenuous home workout or hours typing on your laptop, you may experience a familiar pain in your wrist. Wrist pain can cause significant discomfort and is a common occurrence among adults who engage in repetitive motions such as typing for prolonged periods each day. The presence of wrist pain may be a sign [...]

Top 4 Ways To Cope With Your Carpal Tunnel Injury – Our Guide

2020-08-06T01:19:50-04:00August 6th, 2020|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

Living with carpal tunnel syndrome can be a particularly difficult experience. If you work a desk job, play an instrument, do competitive gaming, or basically do anything that requires repetitive motions as a living, then the condition can be downright debilitating.  Carpal tunnel syndrome affects eight million people each year in the US alone—and is [...]

3 Common Hand and Wrist Injuries and How to Treat Them

2020-07-23T00:40:50-04:00July 23rd, 2020|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Trigger Finger|

From employees doing their nine-to-five jobs in front of desktops and laptops to the local consumer browsing the web, it’s undeniable that technology has become a vital aspect of our lives. Our dependence on technology has made us more prone to wrist-related injuries by overusing our devices. Although they have made our lives simpler, they [...]

What You Need to Know About Carpal Tunnel Surgery & Recovery

2020-07-09T02:19:09-04:00July 9th, 2020|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

Have you ever feel like your wrist experiences a kind of numbness that is either tingling or painful? That is one sign that you have carpal tunnel syndrome. The syndrome is much more than a pain in the wrist, though. In this article, we explain what it is and what you should expect after getting [...]

Why Do You Feel an Immense Pain on Your Wrist?

2020-07-02T02:07:40-04:00July 2nd, 2020|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

Like with other parts of the body, the wrist can start to feel painful sensations due to overwork. The more you use your hands without observing proper posture, the more it aches, particularly the wrist. You rely on your hands for daily activities. Once you feel an immense amount of pain on your wrist, you [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

2020-06-11T02:42:45-04:00June 11th, 2020|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) progresses gradually. You may first notice tingling sensations in your fingers, which could later lead to numbness. That comes and goes, but over time the sensations get worse. They last a little longer, and soon enough, they become painful enough to disrupt your sleep. Carpal tunnel syndrome can also disrupt your [...]

Understanding & Identifying Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – What to Know

2020-04-16T03:49:57-04:00April 16th, 2020|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

If you’re finding it difficult to handle day-to-day tasks due to a feeling of weakness and pain in your hands or wrist, you may be suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome. It’s a problem that can disrupt the function of repetitive hand motions, making it challenging to complete everyday activities like typing, cutting, cooking, and more.  [...]

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