Archive for the 'Hand-Wrist-Pain' Category

Has Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Stopped You Reading?

By Bobby Johnston Carpal Tunnel can quite literally stop us indulging in one of our favorite pastimes – Reading a book. Holding a book open sometimes for long periods of time becomes so painful that thousands of sufferers decide they have little choice but to refrain. It is often recommended that a well designed book […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome What Are the Causes and What Are the Cures For CTS?

By Kathryn Merrow The carpal tunnel is a bony area in your wrist with space for blood vessels and nerves to pass through. When the space becomes smaller due to swelling in your tissues (or sometimes a crushing injury) there is less space for the nerves and blood vessels. This causes symptoms in your hand […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is Not Caused by a Narrowing of the Carpal Tunnel

By Joshua Tucker Common medical wisdom and most everything that you will find on the internet about Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) agrees that CTS is caused by a narrowing of the carpal tunnel, and/or a compression of the median nerve. Unfortunately, this definition in not only unhelpful if you want to get rid of your […]