Stretches for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The sooner you begin treating carpal tunnel syndrome proactively the better your chances for a complete recovery. These simple wrist stretches will help. Because they take less than one minute to complete, and can be done anywhere, it’s easy to practice them regularly throughout the day. Wrist Flexion Stretch for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 1. Sit or stand tall […]

Corporate America Saves Money With Additional Desktop Breaks

By Mark Kirkpatrick, guest blogger The corporate world has a strong tradition of hard work, long hours and success that comes with those practices. Inside today’s fast-paced digital environment, businesses won’t succeed unless they’re willing to put in the time and effort to truly claim a part of this valuable marketplace. Unfortunately, the idea of […]

Strengthen Abdominal Muscles Without Crunching

By Mary Ann Wilson, RN If I were to tell you there was a more efficient way to work the abdominal muscles than sit ups and crunches, would you be surprised? Researcher, Dr. Stuart McGill believes that crunches, the typically prescribed exercise for strengthening the abdominal muscles, is actually harmful to the spine. If you […]

Mary Ann’s Quick Energizer Workout

By Mary Ann Wilson, RN Looking for a fast way to generate some energy?  Here is a quick easy seated workout you can do almost anywhere!  Use this simple set of exercises to perk your body up when it’s dragging or use it every day as a good all-around maintenance program.  Workout Objectives: Lubricate joints […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Exercises

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Exercises Help By Mary Ann Wilson, RN Here are four Carpal Tunnel Syndrome exercises to help alleviate the symptoms of this condition. Keep the wrists as straight as possible while you perform these movements. 1) Grasp Exercise:  First, make a fist, being sure each finger joint is bending as much as possible. Then […]

What is CTS and How to Prevent it?

About CTS By Mary Ann Wilson, RN CTS is an abbreviation that describes a condition called carpal tunnel syndrome. When we repeatedly use compromising hand postures the nine tendons that run through the wrist can swell and put pressure on the median nerve. This nerve is one of the 3 main nerves of the forearm and […]