Category: Hand and Wrist

Why You Shouldn’t Delay Treatment For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

If you have pain and tingling in your hand after a day of working on your laptop or computer, then you might know what carpal tunnel syndrome is. In fact, any repetitive movement you perform with your hands can irritate the tissue in your carpal tunnel in your wrist. It causes swelling and pressure on the median nerve. If you are having any strange symptoms in your hands, keep reading to find out why you shouldn’t delay treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome.

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Preventing Falls In the Fall

A fall can happen anywhere and at any time, but sadly, according to the CDC an older adult dies every twenty minutes from a fall, and they mostly happen in the home. Since September 22 –  28 is Fall Prevention Awareness Week, it’s the perfect time to inventory your own home and those of loved ones. Preventing falls in the fall and every other season just takes some thoughtful evaluation and a few adjustments.

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