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The carpal tunnel and risky jobs

Dr Brutus - April 11, 2018

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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 risk factors are well established among health professionals and the population. A lesser-known contributor to the development and ... Can Diet Affect Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

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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 fingers” at a time. The general population has a 2.6% chance of developing the ... Can Trigger Finger Heal on Its Own?

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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 muscle strain. Even as it progresses, some patients still neglect to seek ... What Happens if Carpal Tunnel is Left Untreated?

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