Stretches for Hand and Wrist Pain
From typing on a keyboard at work to cooking dinner, our hands and wrists are always busy. So it’s no surprise that hand and wrist pain is an all too common issue many of us face. If you are suffering from hand and wrist pain, your first instinct may be to reach for an ice […]
What Does Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Feel Like?
From brushing our teeth to picking up a pen, we use our hands and wrists constantly every day, which is why pain in this region can significantly affect our quality of life. One of the most frequent causes of pain in the hand and wrist is carpal tunnel syndrome. The carpal tunnel is a narrow […]
How is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treated?
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that affects the median nerve as it passes through the carpal tunnel in your wrist. Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome can include numbness, tingling, and pain in the thumb area of one or both of your hands. Carpal tunnel syndrome can lead to weakness and an inability to perform […]
Carpal Tunnel Pain at Work
Whether you are a secretary, a baker, or a graphic designer, carpal tunnel syndrome can get in the way of your workweek and make it hard to focus. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to help prevent and relieve carpal tunnel symptoms while at work. What Causes Carpal Tunnel Pain? Carpal tunnel pain […]
Most Common Causes of Elbow Pain
Elbow pain can cause acute or chronic pain commonly accompanied by numbness/tingling and burning sensations. While soreness or temporary discomfort are common feelings that occur with elbow pain, chronic, sharp elbow pain should never be ignored. Below, we have listed some of the most common causes of elbow pain. Fractures and Sprains Elbow fractures often […]
What is Causing My Hip Pain?
The hip is a ball-and-socket joint where the femur (thighbone) meets the pelvis. The top of the femur has a rounded head that fits into a cup-like socket in the pelvis called the acetabulum. Most of us don’t think twice about our hips when they are working properly. However, when we experience hip pain or […]
Carpal Tunnel Exercises for Relief
Have you ever felt tingling or numbness in your hands or arms? If this feeling has persisted for several months or has gotten worse with time, you may have carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition in which the median nerve becomes compressed or squeezed as it passes through the wrist. Repetitive […]