Carpal tunnel

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  • Carpal Tunnel Research Paper

    Healing Hands: 7 Helpful Ways To Curb Carpal Tunnel Symptoms Whether you're wrapping presents, changing a diaper, clicking away at the keyboard or simply trying to get a sound night's sleep, carpal tunnel symptoms can really cramp your style. Here are seven ways to heal your aching hands and get back to a relatively pain-free life. 1. Relax! Ever notice how tightly some people grip a pen or pencil between their fingers? That type of death grip puts a lot of pressure on all the muscles and nerves of the hand, creating undue tension, which, over time, can lead to permanent pain and even disfigurement. Loosen your grip and try to lighten up with whatever you do with your hands, particularly repetitive tasks. Additionally, don't forget that ordinary stress leads to muscle tension that can linger in your fingers, among other places, contributing to painful joints and aching muscles. If you have no doctor-ordered restrictions on movement, consider hand yoga to seriously de-stress those digits.…

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  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Introduction: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is one of the most well-known nerve entrapment syndromes. This occurs when the medial nerve is pressed at the wrist. As a result, this causes a tingling sensation and weakness in the wrist and hand. Patients who have CTS are probably suffering from Occupational Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. This is due to a combination of factors, increased pressure on the median nerve and tendons rather than the actual nerve itself. CTS affects women twice as much as men and…

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  • What Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome(CTS) happens when your median nerve, which runs from your forearm into the palm of your hand, becomes pressed or squeezed at your wrist. Your median nerve provides feeling to your palm side of your thumb & to your index, middle, & part of your ring fingers. Meaning you won’t feel those fingers move or crack. It’s also not a disease which means you can’t catch it from someone else. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is often the result of a combination of factors that reduce the…

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  • Carpal Tunnel Case Summary

    sonographer/cardiovascular technician who sustained bilateral pain and numbness of hands, left arm and shoulder due to repetitive movement. Per OMNI, the patient had bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome, left rotator cuff tendinitis, and strained muscles and tendons of the left rotator cuff. Per the medical report dated 07/19/16, the patient is being evaluated for her progressive paresthesias in both hands along the median nerve distribution, involving the thumb, index, and long fingers, especially…

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  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Essay

    What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)? It is when the median nerve, which runs from the forearm to the palm of the hand, has excessive pressure on it. The median nerve is the one that gives you feeling to the bottom side of the thumb and to most of the fingers. Women from ages 30-60 years of age are three times more likely to have carpal tunnel than men. This is because the carpal tunnel itself is smaller in women then it is in men. Carpal tunnel can be caused by many other problems like…

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  • Essay On Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    The pathophysiology of Carpal tunnel syndrome is the wrist bones that are known as the carpal bones and the ligament known as Transverse carpal make up the carpal tunnel. Compression or swelling of median nerve happens when the cover of the tendon gets inflamed or fibrosis block the passage through the carpal tunnel. Often cause by repetitive movement leading to numbness and tingling of fingers and forearm, wrist pain, weak grip and Tinel’s signs. Most often at night is when the symptoms…

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  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Analysis

    Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common peripheral neuropathy. CTS occurs when the median nerve is impinged beneath the transverse carpal ligament, which holds the carpals in position where the wrist meets the palm of the hand. The carpal tunnel contains nine flexor tendons that are responsible for the fingers ability to flex, and provides sensation to the radial three digits and half of the fourth digit. CTS causes parethesias, thenar clumsiness, and weakness in lumbricals one and three…

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  • The Human Body Research

    The anatomy of the human body is constantly being studied and new information on ourselves will continue to be revealed as we research more and more. There are many structures and systems in the human body that allow us to function, the human foot and hand for example. The hand and foot are a symbol for the ability to work for many people. Without these structures on the human body, the human race would not have had the ability to be where it is today. But what makes up the hand and foot,…

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  • Neck Pain Injury Essay

    This is a 60-year-old male with a 10/01/2015 date of injury. A specific mechanism of injury has not been described. DIAGNOSES: 1. Cervical discogenic pain/bilateral cervical facet pain C2-# and C5-C6/ cervical sprain/strain. 2. Bilateral cervical radicular pain C5-C6 L>R 3. Cervicogenic neck pain with cervicogenic headaches/bilateral occipital neuralgia. 4. Bilateral shoulder sprain/strain. 5. Bilateral wrist sprain/strain/bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome. 6. Bilateral hand/ first…

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  • Right Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    due to regular job duties. Per OMNI, she was diagnosed with right carpal tunnel syndrome. Electrodiagnostic evaluation dated 11/29/10 revealed mild right carpal tunnel syndrome; mild chronic right C6-C7 radiculopathy; no clear evidence of right C5 or C8 radiculopathy; or of right ulnar neuropathy. Per the acupuncture progress report dated 08/20/15, the patient has attended 8 sessions for her right arm/shoulder. MRI of the right wrist obtained on 01/11/16 showed a variant ulnar anatomy and…

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