Dealing with Wrist Pain Day & Night

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome can be quite debilitating, especially since you get it from excessive/repeated use of your hands, wrists, and fingers.  It’s somewhat of a cyclical problem because if you didn’t need to use your hands so much, you wouldn’t have gotten it in the first place!  Typing, texting, and mousing are an integral part […]

Tips for Avoiding Wrist Pain & Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is an increasingly popular work-related injury, and not in a good way.  Even though CTS is not a new medical problem, due to the excessive use of our hands and wrists as we type, mouse, and text, more and more people are suffering the effects of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. What is Carpal […]

Tips for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome & Pregnancy

Last time, I posted some tips for reducing pain and injury in your wrists, primarily at work.  As a reminder Carpal Tunnel Syndrome {CTS} is when you feel pain in your hand and/or wrist which can extend into the forearm and shoulder.  This pain is caused by the compression of the median nerve in the […]

Tips for Reducing Wrist Pain

Wrist Pain & Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Wrist pain and actual injury is quite serious these days.  It’s not just athletes and musicians who are at risk either.  Now that we all spend huge chunks of our days typing, texting, and mousing, we are all at risk.  Before you write off wrist injury as an unlikely […]

Ergonomics Reduce Work-Related Stress

Work-induced stress often results in physical aches and pain. What is often overlooked, however, is that physical stress and strain can add to our stressed state of mind, making matters worse. If you often come home from with headaches, back pain or more, it may be time to look at you physical comfort and evaluate […]

Tips for Wrist Pain

Persistent wrist pain is a real drag.  The wrist is one of those body parts that doesn’t seem all that important (or even injury-prone) but once you’ve hurt it, you realize just how useful your wrist is.  A common injury for wrists (one or both) is repetitive stress injury.  RSI can happen to musicians, athletes, […]

Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome this Halloween!

Halloween is coming, along with the chills and thrills of being scared! What do you find scary? For me as a freelance writer, the idea of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and long term injury in my wrists is a scary thought indeed.  But there are simple changes to our habits that can relieve pain and decrease […]

Tips to Prevent Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI)

What is RSI? Repetitive strain injuries (RSI) are damaged muscles and nerves caused by repetitive, straining motion. In an office setting, the most common form of RSI is carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) in the wrists often associated with typing and poor posture. Warning signs of developing RSI include muscle weakness, tingling, swelling, numbness, and burning. […]

Tips for Fast Relief from Pain in your Hands or Wrists

People with jobs requiring detailed hand movement (such as typing, playing instruments, etc) suffer from wrist and hand pain. These repetitive motions and awkward body positions can create pain in your hands and wrists. These tips are simple, but can help you find fast relief now and prevent injury in the future. Tips for immediate […]

Ergonomics Help Relieve Wrist and Hand Pain

Do you experience wrist pain from working at your computer? Try these tips to find immediately relief from pain and to prevent further discomfort or injury. Fast Relief from Pain Use a wrist splint. Look for a good wrist splint that keeps your hand and wrist straight and flat. Many people flex their wrists at […]