The American Chiropractic Association recommends the following tips:

  • Perform on-the-job conditioning, such as stretching and light exercises.
  • Take frequent rest breaks.
  • Wear splints to help keep the wrists straight.
  • Use fingerless gloves to help keep the hands warm and flexible.
  • Use correct posture and wrist position.

How can Carpal Tunnel be prevented?

  • Numbness or pain in your hand, forearm, or wrist that that worsens while sleeping.
  • Occasional tingling, numbness, such as when it  "falls asleep."
  • Numbness or pain that gets worse while you are using your hand or wrist.
  • Occasional aching pain in your forearm between your elbow and wrist.
  • Stiffness in your fingers when you get up in the morning.

Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel

What is Carpal Tunnel ?

It is a common disorder of the wrist and hand characterized by pain, tingling, and muscular weakness caused by pressure on the median nerve in the wrist area and often associated with trauma, rheumatoid arthritis, or edema of pregnancy.

 Living with Carpal Tunnel