Can Diet Affect Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Can Diet Affect Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

The causes of carpal tunnel syndrome are numerous and varied. They include repetitive movements, genetic predisposition, hormonal changes, wrist injuries and other medical conditions such as diabetes and arthritis. Although their role is not fully understood, these...
Can Trigger Finger Heal on Its Own?

Can Trigger Finger Heal on Its Own?

A “trigger finger” also known as ‘stenosing tenosynovitis,’  is a common and painful hand  affliction that can interfere with everyday activities. It can affect any finger, but is most frequent in the thumb or ring finger. Some patients experience multiple “trigger...
What Happens if Carpal Tunnel is Left Untreated?

What Happens if Carpal Tunnel is Left Untreated?

Carpal Tunnel is caused by pressure on the median nerve. Over time as the pressure increases, patients may experience discomfort in their wrist, hand and fingers, which impacts their daily life. Oftentimes in the early stages, carpal tunnel is overlooked as fatigue or...
Waking Up With Numb Hands: Causes and Treatment

Waking Up With Numb Hands: Causes and Treatment

Waking up with numb hands can be alarming, but if it is your only symptom, there is likely an easily treatable explanation. The hands are filled with numerous nerve tunnels that can be damaged by a number of conditions. It is important to quickly identify the correct...
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Versus Tendonitis

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Versus Tendonitis

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Wrist Tendonitis are both common conditions that affect the hand and wrist. The symptoms of the two are highly similar, which can lead to confusion and misdiagnosis.   Even though they manifest in a similar manner, there are still a few...