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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: What is it? by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Sun 13 Nov 2011 12:00am Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a condition that results from pressure applied to the median nerve on the palm side of the wrist that causes numbness, tingling, weakness, and/or muscle damage affecting the thumb side of the hand and fingers, including the thumb, index, 3rd and thumb side of the 4th finger. There is literally a tunn ... Read on »
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Self Diagnosis by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Sat 03 Aug 2013 12:00am We have been providing natural treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) and Symptoms in the San Francisco Financial District for over 20 years now. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is technically a “pinched nerve” in the wrist (carpal tunnel) that results in numbness, tingling and later, weakness in the dis ... Read on »
Neck Pain resulting from a C5, C6, C7, or C8 Radiculopathy by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 14 Nov 2008 5:48pm 1 Comment In our last post we discussed severe neck pain caused by a cervical radiculopathy. When a nerve root in the neck is irriated or compressed, a patient will show certain signs and symptoms. Lets find out what some of these classic symptoms are: C5 If the C5 nerve root is irritated or compressed, a patient will exhibit certain pain patter ... Read on »
U.S. Army HOOAH 4 - Occupational Health: Safety in the Work Area Environment - Carpal Tunnel Syndrome by Helge V. K. Patient Expert Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 1:01pm I've been writing about work related carpal tunnel syndrome for over a year. With time I find more areas where we're most probably facing this common health problem. It leads me to think that we should test people working in fields where the possibilities for CTS are high. Mediracer is a mobile diagnostic tool. It is a perfect, practical, and low c ... Read on »
HealthBlog : UK National Health Service: locked and loaded for the next 60 years by Helge V. K. Patient Expert Posted Thu 24 Jan 2008 12:00am I'm looking for doctors who blog. Blogging is bread and butter in US but how about UK and EU? Dr John Briffa wrote about mobile phones and CTS. Topics in this blog Health Care blogging Mobile computing Computers, keyboard, mouse and CTS risk Mobile phones Typing Summary: Dr John Briffa qualified as a doctor from Uni ... 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 »
The Boston Globe defends the Judge Rotenberg Center by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 11 Mar 2010 5:18pm 1 Comment The United States Department of Justice has opened an investigation on the Judge Rotenberg Center . The investigation is to determine whether certain methods of the JRC violate the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). An Op-ed piece in the Boston Globe defended the JRC Shocking truths The Rotenberg ... Read on »
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) by Tom Plamondon Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is caused by the compression of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel. The carpal tunnel is formed by the carpal bones below and the flexor retinaculum (transverse carpal ligament) above (the “roof”). The contents of the carpal tunnel include finger flexor tendons and the median nerve. CTS can result fr ... Read on »
Flight attendant and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome by Helge V. K. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:27pm A doctor telling the story: "The other day I was flying across the country and exited the in-flight lavatory to find my flight attendant standing in the back kitchen. She was holding an ice pack over her wrist. She spontaneously blurted out in explanation, "My carpal tunnel is acting up." She then showed me where she was having pain and te ... Read on »
Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine for Trigger Finger and Carpal Tunnel by Jeffrey Dach, MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Tue 10 Nov 2009 4:14am Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine for Trigger Finger and Carpal Tunnel by Jeffrey Dach, MD Jim is a 46 year old retired New York policeman who uses power tools to repair his house. His problem is chronic pain at the base of the thumb and wrist. The pain worsens with use of the hand, makin ... Read on »