Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) – Exercise Options

There are many exercise options for Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).  This is because CTS is a “cumulative trauma” condition where repetitive motion results in overuse and subsequent injury to multiple areas in the upper extremities.  Most exercises address the forearm, wrist and hand as well as the neck, shoulder, and elbow, depending on the extent…

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) – “Fact Sheet”

What is it? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) occurs when a nerve on the palm side of the wrist is pinched.  It is named after the area of the wrist from where the symptoms occur.  The Carpal Tunnel is basically a horseshoe shape made from 8 small carpal bones and the ends of the horseshoe are…

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) – What Else Could It Be?

In our clinic, we see patients frequently with CTS.  If is a very common condition and usually responds well to the non-surgical chiropractic treatment approaches including hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder and/or neck manipulation, Myofascial release techniques, wrist splint use – especially at night, work station evaluation and modifications, physiotherapy modality use, such as electrical stimulation,…

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