Wrist Pain and Pregnancy

Wrist Pain and Pregnancy

Pregnancy can affect the body in many different ways, including the wrist. Approximately 35% to 62% of women report having wrist pain during their pregnancy (mainly in the 3rd trimester) whereas around 50% of women report developing wrist pain post pregnancy....
Carpal Tunnel: What Do You Need to Know About Wrist Splints?

Carpal Tunnel: What Do You Need to Know About Wrist Splints?

Carpal Tunnel syndrome is a common affliction where pressure on the median nerve causes tingling, numbness, and pain. The condition is caused by various factors such as genetics and lifestyle. Splints are commonly prescribed for temporary treatment of carpal tunnel...
Recovery after Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery : What to Expect

Recovery after Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery : What to Expect

Carpal tunnel release surgery involves cutting the transverse carpal ligament in the hand to reduce the pressure on the median nerve in the carpal tunnel. This is the only way to  resolve carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms permanently There are two surgical techniques a...
When Carpal Tunnel Causes Insomnia

When Carpal Tunnel Causes Insomnia

Waking up in the middle of the night may seem common, but it is actually a symptom many patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome will experience. Around 80 % of CTS patients complain of waking due to pain and numbness in their hand.  A person’s sleep impacts their overall...
3 Overlooked Consequences of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

3 Overlooked Consequences of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

When thinking about carpal tunnel syndrome, the first symptoms that come to mind are the physical signs: numbness, tingling, pain, weakness and loss of sensation. However, what we don’t always realize is that carpal tunnel syndrome may also lead to psychological...
How Can I Treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

How Can I Treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, also known as median nerve compression, causes numbness, pain, and tingling in the affected hand. This is a result of pressure on the median nerve; the specific cause of the condition is unknown but it’s believed to be from both genetics and...