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  • Occupational Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)

    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 the manifestation occurs between the ages of 40-70 years old. Though occupation and stress are one of the major causes of CTS can also be a result of trauma or injury to the wrist, sprains or fractures, rheumatoid arthritis, and repeated use of vibrating…

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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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  • Case Study Summary: An Explanation Of Injury

    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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  • Case Study Of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Dear Shelly Richards, As of recent, two out of the three data-entry operators have gotten Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or repeated motion sickness. In the future, the company will have to hire more operators, and we would like to prevent them from getting Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. As per your request, I have put together information on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and prevention measures so the work place will be safe for all employees. All the information was gathered from secure sources that are exclusively…

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  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Case Study

    the short excerpt about Maria, I quickly realized that she is experiencing nerve issues. The median nerve supplies movement and feeling to the palm, thumb, index finger, and middle finger. (JH and Zhao M) Maria is undergoing numbness, and tingling in her thumb, index, and middle fingers, with an aching pain in the palmar sides of her wrists. Maria’s most likely diagnosis is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, or CTS. While there is no direct correlation between typing on a computer for an extensive period…

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  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Causes And Answers

    Just keep your skin well moisturized. Forgetfulness, snoring, backache and headaches are also common during week 23 of pregnancy. Are you experiencing tingling, pain or numbness in your hands, wrists and forefingers? Worry not, this is called Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) and is common during this stage of pregnancy. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome happens due to fluid retention and subsides after childbirth. Many women start to experience Braxton Hicks contractions in week 23. These random contractions…

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  • The Effects Of The Internet On Children

    Imagine the effects on a growing body after years of being in front of a computer screen. Dimiodous articulates that increasing computer use among the population has caused a substantial rise in both physical and mental health issues (2016). Due to these problems, there is a discrepancy on the body functionality of some user’s system with consequent changes in their quality of life. He added that extraneous computer usage has been noted for affecting multiple body systems including the…

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  • Musculoskeletal Disorders Case Study

    period of time and eventually, the muscles in the back of their neck, especially the suboccipitals, would become locked and shortened, while the anterior, front side, muscles would be lengthened out. FHP usually is the reason behind why people may have very frequent headaches at the end of the day. A really great way to help fight off these problems is to make sure that your table and the computer screen is at the proper height for you. A way to figure out if the table height is right for you,…

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  • Ergonomic Office Equipment

    Musculoskeletal disorders account for about one-third of all injury and illness costs of U.S. businesses. (Middlesworth) Some ailments and conditions that can occur are; Back Pain, neck pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, poor circulation, Musculoskeletal Problems, numbness in arms, vision problems, repetitive stress injuries, headaches, and even obesity. Fortunately companies that make office equipment are creating new ergonomic models of classic office furniture. Ergonomics is defined as, “The…

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  • Essay On Effects Of Video Games On Mind And Body

    of the cons of using a computer. Because the person is not moving most of their body, there is practically no physical activity being done, while the repetitive clicking of the mouse and typing of keys on the keyboard can cause carpal tunnel syndrome. The lack of use of most of the body causes the muscles to become weaker and deteriorate. Sitting with awkward posture can cause pain or problems in the neck or back. However, a positive aspect is that playing on the computer can cause an increase…

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