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 […]

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 Reduce Wrist Pain

It’s not uncommon to experience wrist pain from long periods of typing.  In fact, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is quite common for typists, especially when they unintentionally practice poor typing habits.  Whether you’re looking to avoid wrist pain or to alleviate it, here are some tips for wrist pain. Fast Relief from Pain Use a wrist […]

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. […]

Quick Tips for Pain Free Wrists

Most computer users reach for their mouse hundreds of times throughout the day. In doing so, they have to stretch for a mouse that is not properly positioned. This stretching can cause pain and even injury to your wrists. Here are a few tips to protecting your wrists. Find the best-shaped mouse for your hand. […]

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 […]