carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

February 2, 2010

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that affects more and more people today.  It is especially prevalent among people that spend a lot of time on the computer and can make work stressful.  It is treatable and its treatment will be discussed in further articles. The Carpal Tunnel The carpal tunnel of […]

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Time to Simplify

January 30, 2010

I am surprised yet again to find that change keeps happening at the speed of life.  At the end of last year, in a sudden move, I decided to leave Body & Spine.  And just a couple of days ago, I decided to leave Back in Motion.  In the span of less than a month […]

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Research: Acupuncture Better than Corticosteroids for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

November 20, 2009

The May 2009 issue of The Clinical Journal of Pain included the results of a randomized controlled trial comparing the use of acupuncture vs corticosteroids for the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome. The study showed positive results favouring acupuncture. The study followed 77 subjects that were either given acupuncture (8 treatments over 4 weeks) or […]

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Tingling or Numbness in Your Fingers

July 14, 2009

Tingling (paresthesia) or numbness in your fingers is a common symptom that many don’t take seriously.  It may seem mildly annoying or even funny at times.  Most people at some time have experienced that sensation when we wake up in an odd position and find that our arm is numb, dead or lifeless.  We can […]

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