Upper Extremities

Carpal Tunnel Manual Techniques

Posted in Upper Extremities
Date: Oct 29, 2015
Carpal Tunnel Manual Techniques "Manual techniques" refers to massage, deep tissue mobilization, and manipulation of joints. These procedures are performed by chiropractors as a mainstay of their treatment. Two recent scientific studies have shown that these techniques are helpful at reducing carpal tunnel symptoms. Sometimes scar tissue and tightness of the muscles ...
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Carpal Tunnel Final Straw

Posted in Upper Extremities
Date: Oct 28, 2015
Carpal Tunnel Final Straw The old expression "the straw that broke the camel's back" is quite appropriate in human diseases. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a disease of a nerve usually caused by compression, a pinched nerve. if you will. The nerves to the hand originate from the neck, move down the shoulder ...
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Carpal Tunnel Inflammation Connection

Posted in Upper Extremities
Date: Oct 16, 2015
Carpal Tunnel Inflammation Connection Most patients with carpal tunnel syndrome will put up with their symptoms for days and weeks until they are troubling enough to bring to a doctor's attention. The doctor should rule out certain causes for the hand pain, such as diabetes, and focus the examination on the ...
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Whiplash Shoulder Pain

Posted in Upper Extremities
Date: Oct 15, 2015
Whiplash Shoulder Pain It's probably more common than you think. Whiplash injuries, especially serious ones, are notorious for causing pain and disability beyond the neck. Whiplash is considered a full-body disorder and symptoms can range from pain to dizziness, headache, and fatigue. Depending on the type of collision and restraints, other ...
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Carpal Tunnel Brace Adjust

Posted in Upper Extremities
Date: Oct 14, 2015
Carpal Tunnel Brace Adjust I still find myself surprised when I see a person with a brace on their wrist, it never fails. It could be the waitress at my favorite restaurant or the cashier at the supermarket, but that little wrist brace always gives me pause and compels me to ...
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Carpal Tunnel Magic Bullet

Posted in Upper Extremities
Date: Oct 10, 2015
Carpal Tunnel Magic Bullet Patients with severe carpal tunnel symptoms often become desperate in their search for a cure. Most patients with chronic diseases fall prey to this, looking for the one answer, the one magic pill or magic bullet that will rid them of all their troubles now and forever. In ...
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