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Thumbs Down by Erin Posted Thu 26 Nov 2009 10:04pm Because some people do not enjoy reading about dumb ways I injure myself, I'm going to present this post in bullet points. It'll be like a Choose Your Own Adventure story, where if you are like my friend Kristin and you're absolutely terrified by sharp objects, you probably don't want to read this post. Instead, I'll suggest that you adventure over ... Read on »
Health Tips for November 2 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Wed 02 Nov 2011 12:00am Health Tip: When Symptoms Indicate Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when a nerve that runs into the hand from the lower arm becomes squeezed at the wrist. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke mentions these common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome Having a tingling sensation or numbness in th ... Read on »
Health Tips for October 16 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Sun 16 Oct 2011 12:00am Health Tip: Suggestions to Help Manage Angina Angina describes the pain and discomfort that occurs when the heart lacks a sufficient supply of oxygenated blood. The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute offers these suggestions to help manage angina symptoms Know how long and how vigorously you can exercise without causing angina, an ... Read on »
Shoulder Bursitis: And the return of the "Duke"… by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Wed 27 Oct 2010 5:48am Introduction For folks who have been gaming ever since the time Duke Nukem 3D was released way back in 1997, it seems that after a 14-hiatus, the next installment of the game will be released that, of course, is way better than its prior version. What still remains is the macho-jingoism that only the 'king' of the fir ... Read on »
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Causes, Diagnosis, Symptoms, and Treatment on by Helge V. K. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:27pm Helge: I wanted to find a podcast about Carpal Tunnel as an example for future podcasts. Take your time and listen to this one. Her is one. Doctors answers to viewer questions|vol. #2 Causes Of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Dr. William Shiel, Chief Medical Editor of, discusses Causes Of Carpal Tunnel Syn ... Read on »
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Night Pain by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Sat 10 Dec 2011 12:00am Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night and noticed your hand sleeping to the point where you had to get out of bed and shake or flick your fingers to alleviate the numbness? If the numbness was primarily on the thumb-side half of your hand, it may have been carpal tunnel syndrome that woke you up. So, the question ... Read on »
The percentage game by davedandinfused Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 1:41pm I'm six months into my trial comparing Rebif and Campath. Which for me means six months of Rebif. 78 injections. 78 Chinese hamster ovaries. Plus a combined total of 156 paracetamol and ibuprofen tablets. Should've got the Boots Advance card. I'd have enough points for a hot water bottle by now. I was explaining this to someone the other day. ... Read on »
Still in my own bed by Paula K Posted Tue 03 Apr 2012 5:00pm I’ve not managed to wangle a holiday at the Royal yet this week.  There wasn’t a bed available when I rang yesterday morning.  The young lady I spoke to said I should ring that afternoon or this morning.  I said that last time they’d just called me when everything was set up and she said that would be fine – which means I’m not mithering them AND ... Read on »
My Fingers are Still Numb by LeslynMusch Patient Expert Posted Fri 02 Oct 2009 3:01pm Some have asked about the status on my fingers and thumbs. They are still numb, though there are times when some of them are painful. I thought that perhaps any feeling was good, but I was told today during my oncology appointment that the pain is not good news. On the other hand, I was also told that nerves can come back up to a year out from tr ... Read on »
Carpal Tunnel and Cumulative Trauma Disorders by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Wed 20 Apr 2011 12:00am San Francisco Carpal Tunnel Doctor Comments: We have been helping patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and related cumulative trauma disorders (CTD) in downtown San Francisco for almost 20 years now. The name of our newest clinic is Executive Express Chiropractic at the Embarcadero Center. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome ( ... Read on »